senate Bill S2997

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits smoking on platforms of the Long Island and Metro North railroads

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S2997 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1399-o, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:

S2997 - Summary

Prohibits smoking on platforms of the Long Island and Metro North railroads.

S2997 - Sponsor Memo

S2997 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2011

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting  smok-
  ing on platforms of the Long Island and Metro North railroads


  Section 1. Section 1399-o of the public  health  law,  as  amended  by
chapter 13 of the laws of 2003, subdivision 13 as amended by chapter 154
of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  S  1399-o. Smoking restrictions. 1. Smoking shall not be permitted and
no person shall smoke in the following indoor areas:
  [1.] A. places of employment;
  [2.] B. bars;
  [3.] C. food service establishments, except as provided in subdivision
six of section thirteen hundred ninety-nine-q of this article;
  [4.] D. enclosed indoor areas open to the public containing a swimming
  [5.] E. public means of mass transportation, including subways, under-
ground subway stations, and when occupied by  passengers,  buses,  vans,
taxicabs and limousines;
  [6.] F. ticketing, boarding and waiting areas in public transportation
  [7.]  G.  youth  centers  and  facilities  for detention as defined in
sections five hundred twenty-seven-a and five hundred three of the exec-
utive law;
  [8.] H. any facility that provides child care services as  defined  in
section  four  hundred  ten-p  of the social services law, provided that
such services provided in a private home are excluded from this subdivi-
sion when children enrolled in such day care are not present;

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

S. 2997                             2


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