assembly Bill A807

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides restroom access to persons with certain medical conditions

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to health
Jan 07, 2009 referred to health

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A807 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19 ยงยง1900 - 1902, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A83
2013-2014: A5099
2015-2016: A277
2017-2018: A1982

A807 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides restroom access to persons with certain medical conditions; defines the term eligible medical condition.

A807 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   807

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN, DINOWITZ, EDDINGTON, GALEF, BRADLEY,
  KELLNER, REILLY, J. RIVERA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BOYLAND,
  McDONOUGH,  PHEFFER  --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on
  Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to enacting the rest-
  room access act

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "restroom
access act".
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new  article  19  to
read as follows:

                               ARTICLE 19
                           RESTROOM ACCESS ACT

SECTION 1900. DEFINITION.
        1901. ACCESS TO RESTROOM FACILITIES.
        1902. REQUIRED CHANGES.
  S  1900. DEFINITION. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, "ELIGIBLE MEDICAL CONDI-
TION" MEANS CROHN'S DISEASE, ULCERATIVE COLITIS, ANY OTHER  INFLAMMATORY
BOWEL  DISEASE,  IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME OR ANY OTHER MEDICAL CONDITION
THAT REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO A TOILET FACILITY.
  S 1901. ACCESS TO RESTROOM FACILITIES. A PLACE OF BUSINESS OPEN TO THE
GENERAL PUBLIC FOR THE SALE OF GOODS  OR  SERVICES  THAT  HAS  A  TOILET
FACILITY FOR ITS EMPLOYEES SHALL ALLOW ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO IS LAWFULLY ON
THE  PREMISES  OF  SUCH  PLACE  OF  BUSINESS TO USE THAT TOILET FACILITY
DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS, PROVIDED THAT ALL OF THE FOLLOWING  CONDI-
TIONS ARE MET:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01806-01-9