senate Bill S7527

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits smoking on the grounds of general hospitals and residential health care facilities

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Jun 11, 2012 reported and committed to rules
May 31, 2012 referred to health

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Jun 11, 2012 - Health committee Vote

S7527
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committee
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Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Health Committee Vote: Jun 11, 2012

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S7527 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10307
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1399-o, Pub Health L

S7527 - Summary

Prohibits smoking on the grounds of general hospitals and residential health care facilities.

S7527 - Sponsor Memo

S7527 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7527

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- 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 hospital grounds and residential health care facilities

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 1399-o of the public  health  law,
as  added  by  chapter  389  of  the laws of 2011, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. Smoking shall not be permitted and no person  shall  smoke  in  the
following outdoor areas:
  A. ticketing, boarding or platform areas of railroad stations operated
by the metropolitan transportation authority or its subsidiaries.
  B.  ON  THE  GROUNDS  OF GENERAL HOSPITALS AND RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE
FACILITIES AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER, AND OTHER
HEALTH CARE FACILITIES LICENSED BY THE STATE IN  WHICH  PERSONS  RESIDE,
WITHIN  FIFTEEN  FEET  OF  A BUILDING ENTRANCE OR EXIT OR WITHIN FIFTEEN
FEET OF THE ENTRANCE TO OR EXIT FROM THE GROUNDS  OF  ANY  SUCH  GENERAL
HOSPITAL, RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY OR OTHER HEALTH CARE FACILITY
LICENSED BY THE STATE IN WHICH PERSONS RESIDE.
  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.
                                                           LBD15899-01-2

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