senate Bill S5868A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to amusement devices, attraction awareness and inspections

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 26, 2012 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2012 amended on third reading 5868a
Mar 06, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 05, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2012 1st report cal.259
Jan 04, 2012 referred to labor
Jul 27, 2011 referred to rules

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S5868 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8985A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §870-o, add §870-p, Lab L

S5868 - Summary

Relates to amusement devices, attraction safety and inspection awareness; provides for the establishment of a publicly accessible website to provide awareness of the licensing and safety history of any amusement devices and attractions licensed in this state.

S5868 - Sponsor Memo

S5868 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5868

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 27, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the labor law,  in  relation  to  amusement  device  and
  attraction awareness

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

  Section 1. Section 870-o of the labor law, as added by chapter 367  of
the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  S  870-o.  Amusement  device  and attraction awareness. The department
shall develop, establish and implement, in cooperation with  the  carni-
val,  fair  and  amusement  park  safety  advisory  board established in
section eight hundred seventy-n of this article, a  program  to  educate
and  provide  awareness  to the public on the risks of amusement devices
and attractions to both adults and children, and  how  adults  can  take
steps  to  assure  their  own safety and the safety of children in their
care. The program established pursuant to this section shall provide and
disseminate guidelines  for  safety  while  riding  or  using  amusement
devices or attractions by adults, adolescents and children. Such program
shall  utilize  written information provided to the public [and] THROUGH
the posting of conspicuous  signs  at  carnivals,  fairs  and  amusement
parks,  as required by law or regulation AS WELL AS THROUGH THE CREATION
OF A PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE WEBSITE AS DEFINED  IN  SECTION  EIGHT  HUNDRED
SEVENTY-P OF THIS ARTICLE, THE ELECTRONIC ADDRESS OF WHICH SHALL ALSO BE
POSTED.
  S  2.   The labor law is amended by adding a new section 870-p to read
as follows:
  S 870-P. AMUSEMENT DEVICE AND ATTRACTION SAFETY AND INSPECTION  AWARE-
NESS.  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP, ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT, IN COOPER-
ATION WITH THE CARNIVAL, FAIR AND AMUSEMENT PARK SAFETY  ADVISORY  BOARD
ESTABLISHED  IN  SECTION  EIGHT  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-N  OF  THIS ARTICLE, A
PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE WEBSITE TO PROVIDE AWARENESS TO THE  PUBLIC  OF  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13269-01-1

S5868A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8985A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §870-o, add §870-p, Lab L

S5868A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to amusement devices, attraction safety and inspection awareness; provides for the establishment of a publicly accessible website to provide awareness of the licensing and safety history of any amusement devices and attractions licensed in this state.

S5868A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5868A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5868--A
    Cal. No. 259

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Labor  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the labor law,  in  relation  to  amusement  device  and
  attraction awareness

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

  Section 1. Section 870-o of the labor law, as added by chapter 367  of
the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  S  870-o.  Amusement  device  and attraction awareness. The department
shall develop, establish and implement, in cooperation with  the  carni-
val,  fair  and  amusement  park  safety  advisory  board established in
section eight hundred seventy-n of this article, a  program  to  educate
and  provide  awareness  to the public on the risks of amusement devices
and attractions to both adults and children, and  how  adults  can  take
steps  to  assure  their  own safety and the safety of children in their
care. The program established pursuant to this section shall provide and
disseminate guidelines  for  safety  while  riding  or  using  amusement
devices or attractions by adults, adolescents and children. Such program
shall  utilize  written information provided to the public [and] THROUGH
the posting of conspicuous  signs  at  carnivals,  fairs  and  amusement
parks,  as required by law or regulation AS WELL AS THROUGH THE CREATION
OF A PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE WEBSITE AS DEFINED  IN  SECTION  EIGHT  HUNDRED
SEVENTY-P OF THIS ARTICLE, THE ELECTRONIC ADDRESS OF WHICH SHALL ALSO BE
POSTED.
  S  2.   The labor law is amended by adding a new section 870-p to read
as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13269-02-2

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