senate Bill S4401

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits any person from smoking at a playground

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
May 02, 2011 advanced to third reading
Apr 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 12, 2011 1st report cal.390
Apr 04, 2011 referred to health

Votes

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Apr 12, 2011 - Health committee Vote

S4401
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Apr 12, 2011

aye wr (3)
excused (1)

S4401 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1399-o-1, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3242

S4401 - Summary

Prohibits any person from smoking at a playground; provides a definition as to what constitutes a playground.

S4401 - Sponsor Memo

S4401 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4401

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 at playgrounds

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
1399-o-1 to read as follows:
  S  1399-O-1.  SMOKING  RESTRICTIONS;  CERTAIN OUTDOOR AREAS.   SMOKING
SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED AND NO PERSON SHALL SMOKE WITHIN  FIFTY  FEET  OF
ANY  PLAYGROUND. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "PLAYGROUND"
MEANS AN IMPROVED AREA DESIGNED, EQUIPPED, AND SET ASIDE FOR PLAY OF SIX
OR MORE CHILDREN WHICH IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE AS  AN  ATHLETIC  PLAYING
FIELD  OR  ATHLETIC COURT, AND SHALL INCLUDE ANY PLAY EQUIPMENT, SURFAC-
ING, FENCING, SIGNS, INTERNAL PATHWAYS, INTERNAL LAND FORMS, VEGETATION,
AND RELATED STRUCTURES. PLAYGROUNDS OR PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT  CONSTRUCTED
UPON ONE, TWO AND THREE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY ARE EXEMPT FROM
THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09501-01-1

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