assembly Bill A4942

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits smoking in private passenger cars, vans or trucks where minors less than 14 years of age are passengers in such vehicles; penalties for violation

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Apr 20, 2011 enacting clause stricken
Feb 09, 2011 referred to health

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A4942 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3082
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1399-o, 1399-q & 1399-v, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6714, S3191
2013-2014: A622, S472
2015-2016: A1982
2017-2018: A5096
2019-2020: A3962

A4942 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits smoking in private passenger cars, vans and trucks where a minor less than 14 years of age is a passenger in such vehicles; provides for rebuttable presumption; provides that violations of such provisions shall be subject to a fine of not more than $100.

A4942 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4942

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. MAYERSOHN, GOTTFRIED, FARRELL, MENG, DINOWITZ,
  GALEF, JACOBS, LAVINE, CLARK, WEPRIN, CUSICK, CAHILL, ARROYO,  JAFFEE,
  MARKEY, CASTRO, ROBINSON, HOYT, HOOPER, ORTIZ -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A. AUBRY, BROOK-KRASNY, CALHOUN, COOK, CRESPO, DenDEKKER, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT,  GABRYSZAK, GIBSON, HEVESI, JEFFRIES, KAVANAGH, KELLNER, KOLB,
  LANCMAN, MAGNARELLI, MAISEL, McDONOUGH, McKEVITT, J. MILLER,  M. MILL-
  ER,  PAULIN,  PERRY, PRETLOW, RAIA, N. RIVERA, SCARBOROUGH, SCHROEDER,
  SPANO, SWEENEY, TITONE, TITUS, TOBACCO, WEISENBERG, ZEBROWSKI --  read
  once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to restricting areas
  where smoking is permitted

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

  Section  1.  Section  1399-o  of  the  public health law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 19 to read as follows:
  19. A. PRIVATE PASSENGER  CARS,  PRIVATE  PASSENGER  VANS  OR  PRIVATE
PASSENGER  TRUCKS WHERE A MINOR UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE IS A PASSEN-
GER IN ANY SUCH VEHICLES.
  B. A PERSON WHO HOLDS A LIGHTED CIGAR, CIGARETTE, PIPE  OR  ANY  OTHER
MATTER  OR SUBSTANCE WHICH CONTAINS TOBACCO OR ANY OTHER PLANT OR MATTER
THAT CAN BE SMOKED TO, OR IN THE  IMMEDIATE  PROXIMITY  OF  HIS  OR  HER
MOUTH, WHILE IN SUCH VEHICLE IS PRESUMED TO BE ENGAGING IN SMOKING WITH-
IN  THE  MEANING  OF  THIS  SECTION. THE PRESUMPTION ESTABLISHED BY THIS
PARAGRAPH IS REBUTTABLE BY EVIDENCE SHOWING  THAT  THE  PERSON  WAS  NOT
SMOKING  A  LIGHTED  CIGAR, CIGARETTE, PIPE OR OTHER MATTER OR SUBSTANCE
WHICH CONTAINS TOBACCO OR ANY OTHER PLANT OR MATTER THAT CAN BE SMOKED.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 1399-q of  the  public  health  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  13  of  the  laws  of  2003, is amended to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08590-01-1

A. 4942                             2

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