senate Bill S972

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Mandates that every owner of a cabaret establishment, but which is not a restaurant shall install security cameras

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to commerce, economic development and small business
Jan 05, 2011 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

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S972 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1323
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง64-e, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5371, A2629

S972 - Summary

Enacts "Imette's Law"; mandates that every owner of an cabaret establishment, but which is not a restaurant, shall install security cameras at every entrance and exit of such establishment.

S972 - Sponsor Memo

S972 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   972

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  DIAZ -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on
  Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
  mandating the installation of security cameras in  cabaret  establish-
  ments

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Imette's Law".
  S  2.    The alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a new
section 64-e to read as follows:
  S 64-E. INSTALLATION OF SECURITY CAMERAS IN CABARET ESTABLISHMENTS. 1.
NO ONE SHALL OPERATE A CABARET LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION  UNLESS
ALL  ENTRANCES AND EXITS USED BY PATRONS ARE EQUIPPED WITH DIGITAL VIDEO
SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  NOT
APPLY  TO  AN  ESTABLISHMENT THAT OPERATES PRIMARILY AS A RESTAURANT, AS
DEFINED BY SECTION SIXTY-FOUR-C OF THIS ARTICLE,  DURING  ALL  HOURS  OF
OPERATION.
  2.  DIGITAL VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS SHALL COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING
PROVISIONS AND WITH THE RULES OF THE AUTHORITY:
  (A) THE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHALL  BE  DIGITAL  IN  NATURE  AND
SHALL  BE OF SUFFICIENT NUMBER, TYPE, PLACEMENT AND LOCATION TO VIEW AND
RECORD ALL ACTIVITY IN FRONT OF AND WITHIN FIFTEEN FEET OF  EITHER  SIDE
OF EACH ENTRANCE OR EXIT;
  (B)  THE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHALL BE SUFFICIENTLY LIGHT SENSI-
TIVE AND PROVIDE SUFFICIENT IMAGE RESOLUTION  (SUPPORTED  BY  ADDITIONAL
LIGHTING  IF NECESSARY) TO PRODUCE EASILY DISCERNIBLE IMAGES RECORDED AT
ALL TIMES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03649-01-1

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