WKU Public Radio News Staff
Wed February 12, 2003
House Rejects Bill on Smoking in Residence Halls
Frankfort, Kentucky – The Kentucky House of Representatives have voted down a bill that would have outlawed smoking in college dorms. House Bill 88 was narrowly defeated by a 49 to 45 vote. Some lawmakers who opposed the measure said they preferred to let universities set their own policies on smoking. The bill was sponsored by Representative Jim Wayne of Louisville.