|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 12, 2012||committee discharged and committed to rules|
|Feb 21, 2012||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to health|
senate Bill S6047
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6047 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6047 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Directs the commissioner of health to establish a uniform letter grading system to classify the result of an inspection of a mobile public food service establishment or pushcart in cities with a population of two million or more; directs such commissioner and local health officers to require the display of any letter grade received pursuant to such system; requires reinspection of establishment receiving a grade of less than "A".
S6047 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6047 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the establishment of a letter grading system to classify inspection results for pushcarts in cities having a population of two million or more PURPOSE: Directs Commissioner of Health to establish a grading system to classify the result of an inspection of pushcarts in cities over two million. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends the public health law by adding section 1352-d, directing the Commissioner of Health to establish an inspection regime and grading system for the safety and sanitation of mobile food service establishments and pushcarts. Section 2 requires the establishment of a letter grading system. Section 3 establishes posting requirements for letter grades, directs for follow-up inspections and sets up an appeals process. Section 4 suggests possible inspection frequency.
S6047 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6047 I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERALTA -- 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 the establishment of a letter grading system to classify inspection results for push- carts in cities having a population of two million or more 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 1352-d to read as follows: S 1352-D. FOOD PUSHCART SERVICE GRADING SYSTEM; CITIES OF TWO MILLION OR MORE. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A SYSTEM FOR GRADING INSPECTION RESULTS FOR MOBILE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS AND PUSHCARTS AS DEFINED IN THE STATE SANITARY CODE, OPERATED IN CITIES WITH A POPU- LATION OF TWO MILLION OR MORE. 2. SUCH SYSTEM SHALL USE AND POST LETTERS A, B OR C TO IDENTIFY AND REPRESENT SUCH GRADING AND CLASSIFICATION WITH ALL OTHER LOWER GRADES BEING DEEMED TO BE FAILING GRADES. IN ESTABLISHING SUCH SYSTEM OF GRAD- ING, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS TITLE AND THE PROVISIONS OF THE SANITARY CODE TO ESTABLISH A GRADING SYSTEM THAT REFLECTS THE SAFETY AND SANITATION OF THE PREMISES AND FOOD HANDLING PRACTICES TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH LAWS. 3. EACH SUCH MOBILE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT OR PUSHCART SHALL CONSPICUOUSLY POST AT THE POINT OF SALE THE LETTER GRADE IDENTIFYING AND REPRESENTING THE RESULT OF SUCH ESTABLISHMENT'S OR PUSHCART'S MOST RECENTLY GRADED INSPECTION BY THE LOCAL HEALTH OFFICER OR THE ENTITY RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH INSPECTION. SUCH POSTING SHALL BE DONE IN ACCORD- ANCE WITH RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER. FOR ANY MOBILE PUBLIC FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT OR PUSHCART RECEIVING A GRADE LOWER THAN "A", THE LOCAL HEALTH OFFICER OR THE ENTITY PERFORMING THE INSPECTION SHALL ADVISE THE ESTABLISHMENT OR PUSHCART OF ITS GRADE AND THE FINDINGS UPON WHICH SUCH GRADE IS BASED. THE LOCAL HEALTH OFFI- CER OR THE ENTITY WHICH PERFORMED THE INITIAL INSPECTION SHALL CONDUCT A EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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