senate Bill S6386A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Sets nutrition standards for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at children

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2012 print number 6386a
amend and recommit to health
Feb 02, 2012 referred to health

Bill Amendments

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S6386 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-d, Pub Health L

S6386 - Summary

Sets nutrition standards for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at children.

S6386 - Sponsor Memo

S6386 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6386

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 setting  nutrition
  standards  for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at chil-
  dren

  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. INCENTIVE ITEMS WITH RESTAURANT FOOD. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL BE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:
  A. "INCENTIVE ITEM" SHALL MEAN ANY TOY, GAME, TRADING CARD,  ADMISSION
TICKET  OR  OTHER  CONSUMER  PRODUCT,  WHETHER PHYSICAL OR DIGITAL, WITH
PARTICULAR APPEAL TO CHILDREN, WHICH IS PROVIDED DIRECTLY BY THE RESTAU-
RANT, OR ANY COUPON, VOUCHER, TICKET, TOKEN, CODE OR PASSWORD  WHICH  IS
PROVIDED  DIRECTLY  BY  THE  RESTAURANT  AND IS REDEEMABLE FOR OR GRANTS
DIGITAL OR OTHER ACCESS TO ANY TOY, GAME, TRADING CARD, ADMISSION  TICK-
ET, OR OTHER CONSUMER PRODUCT WITH PARTICULAR APPEAL TO CHILDREN.
  B.  "MEAL"  SHALL MEAN ANY COMBINATION OF FOOD AND DRINK ITEMS OFFERED
TOGETHER FOR A SINGLE PRICE.
  C. "RESTAURANT" SHALL MEAN ANY COFFEE SHOP,  CAFETERIA,  LUNCHEONETTE,
SANDWICH  STAND,  DINER, SHORT ORDER CAFE, FAST FOOD ESTABLISHMENT, SODA
FOUNTAIN, AND ANY OTHER EATING OR BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENT, WHICH GIVES OR
OFFERS FOR SALE FOOD OR BEVERAGES TO THE  PUBLIC,  GUESTS,  MEMBERS,  OR
PATRONS,  WHETHER  FOOD  OR BEVERAGES ARE CUSTOMARILY CONSUMED ON OR OFF
THE PREMISES.
  2. A RESTAURANT MAY OFFER AN INCENTIVE ITEM IN  COMBINATION  WITH  THE
PURCHASE  OF  A  MEAL  ONLY  IF THE MEAL MEETS THE FOLLOWING NUTRITIONAL
STANDARDS:
  A. LESS THAN FIVE HUNDRED CALORIES;
  B. LESS THAN SIX HUNDRED MILLIGRAMS OF SODIUM;
  C. LESS THAN THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OF TOTAL CALORIES  FROM  FAT,  EXCEPT
FOR FAT CONTAINED IN NUTS, SEEDS, PEANUT BUTTER, OR OTHER NUT BUTTER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11079-02-2

S6386A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-d, Pub Health L

S6386A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Sets nutrition standards for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at children.

S6386A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6386A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6386--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to setting nutrition
  standards for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at  chil-
  dren

  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. INCENTIVE ITEMS WITH RESTAURANT FOOD. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL BE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:
  A.  "INCENTIVE ITEM" SHALL MEAN ANY TOY, GAME, TRADING CARD, ADMISSION
TICKET OR OTHER CONSUMER PRODUCT,  WHETHER  PHYSICAL  OR  DIGITAL,  WITH
PARTICULAR APPEAL TO CHILDREN, WHICH IS PROVIDED DIRECTLY BY THE RESTAU-
RANT,  OR  ANY COUPON, VOUCHER, TICKET, TOKEN, CODE OR PASSWORD WHICH IS
PROVIDED DIRECTLY BY THE RESTAURANT AND  IS  REDEEMABLE  FOR  OR  GRANTS
DIGITAL  OR OTHER ACCESS TO ANY TOY, GAME, TRADING CARD, ADMISSION TICK-
ET, OR OTHER CONSUMER PRODUCT WITH PARTICULAR APPEAL TO CHILDREN.
  B. "MEAL" SHALL MEAN ANY COMBINATION OF FOOD AND DRINK  ITEMS  OFFERED
TOGETHER FOR A SINGLE PRICE.
  C.  "RESTAURANT"  SHALL MEAN ANY COFFEE SHOP, CAFETERIA, LUNCHEONETTE,
SANDWICH STAND, DINER, SHORT ORDER CAFE, FAST FOOD  ESTABLISHMENT,  SODA
FOUNTAIN, AND ANY OTHER EATING OR BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENT, WHICH GIVES OR
OFFERS  FOR  SALE  FOOD  OR BEVERAGES TO THE PUBLIC, GUESTS, MEMBERS, OR
PATRONS, WHETHER FOOD OR BEVERAGES ARE CUSTOMARILY CONSUMED  ON  OR  OFF
THE PREMISES.
  2.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL MAKE REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING NUTRITIONAL
STANDARDS FOR MEALS, FOOD ITEMS, AND BEVERAGES THAT MAY BE  OFFERED  FOR
PURCHASE  IN  COMBINATION  WITH  AN  INCENTIVE ITEM BY A RESTAURANT.   A
RESTAURANT MAY OFFER AN INCENTIVE ITEM IN COMBINATION WITH THE  PURCHASE
OF  A  MEAL,  FOOD  ITEM,  OR  BEVERAGE, ONLY IF THE MEAL, FOOD ITEM, OR
BEVERAGE, MEETS NUTRITIONAL STANDARDS ESTABLISHED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER

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

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