assembly Bill A9377

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Imposes the duty to buy and use an identification scanner upon alcoholic beverage licensee found to have given such a beverage to a person under 21

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Apr 23, 2014 referred to economic development

A9377 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6434
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3, 65 & 65-b, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6826, S4084
2017-2018: A5124, S1987
2019-2020: A5333

A9377 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Imposes the duty to buy and use an identification scanner upon alcoholic beverage licensee found to have given such a beverage to a person under 21.

A9377 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9377

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 23, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CRESPO -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Economic Development

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
  penalties for the provision, by a licensee, of an  alcoholic  beverage
  to a person under the age of 21

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

  Section 1. Section 3 of the alcoholic beverage control law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 9-b to read as follows:
  9-B.  "DEVICE  CAPABLE  OF  DECIPHERING  ANY  ELECTRONICALLY  READABLE
FORMAT" OR "DEVICE"  MEANS  ANY  COMMERCIAL  DEVICE  OR  COMBINATION  OF
DEVICES  USED AT A POINT OF SALE OR ENTRY THAT IS CAPABLE OF READING THE
INFORMATION ENCODED ON THE MAGNETIC STRIP OR  BAR  CODE  OF  A  DRIVERS'
LICENSE  OR NON-DRIVER IDENTIFICATION CARD ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF
MOTOR VEHICLES.
  S 2. Section 65 of the alcoholic beverage control law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  AS  AN  ALTERNATIVE  TO  ANY  OTHER PENALTY AUTHORIZED BY LAW, ANY
LICENSEE FOUND TO HAVE VIOLATED THE PROVISIONS  OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF
THIS  SECTION MAY BE ORDERED BY THE AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE A DEVICE CAPA-
BLE OF DECIPHERING ANY ELECTRONICALLY READABLE  FORMAT  AND  TO  PROVIDE
PROOF  THAT  SUCH  DEVICE  IS  REGULARLY UTILIZED TO PERFORM TRANSACTION
SCANS AT THE LICENSED PREMISES. SUCH PURCHASE AND PROOF OF  REGULAR  USE
OF A DEVICE MAY BE CONSIDERED BY THE AUTHORITY, IN THE DISCRETION OF THE
AUTHORITY,  TO  REDUCE  OR  MITIGATE  OTHER CIVIL FINES IMPOSED UPON THE
LICENSEES FOR FUTURE VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S 3. Subdivision 1 of section 65-b of the alcoholic  beverage  control
law,  as  amended by chapter 519 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read
as follows:
  1. As used in this section: (a) ["A device capable of deciphering  any
electronically  readable  format"  or "device" shall mean any commercial
device or combination of devices used at a point of sale or  entry  that
is  capable  of reading the information encoded on the magnetic strip or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00974-02-3

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