senate Bill S1987A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.179
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.662
substituted for s1987a
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by a1115a
Jun 03, 2013 amended on third reading 1987a
May 23, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2013 1st report cal.662
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

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S1987 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1115A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-o, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7527, A10307

S1987 - Summary

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

S1987 - Sponsor Memo

S1987 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1987

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD02673-01-3

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S1987A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1115A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-o, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7527, A10307

S1987A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1987A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1987A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1987--A
    Cal. No. 662

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MARTINS, AVELLA, FUSCHILLO, RANZENHOFER, RIVERA --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the  Committee  on  Health  -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

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,  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 OR
RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY.  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL  NOT  PROHIBIT
SMOKING BY A PATIENT OR A VISITOR OR GUEST OF A PATIENT OF A RESIDENTIAL
HEALTH  CARE  FACILITY IN A SEPARATE AREA ON THE GROUNDS DESIGNATED AS A
SMOKING AREA BY THE RESIDENTIAL  HEALTH  CARE  FACILITY,  PROVIDED  SUCH
DESIGNATED SMOKING AREA IS NOT WITHIN THIRTY FEET OF ANY BUILDING STRUC-
TURE (OTHER THAN A NON-RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE WHOLLY CONTAINED WITHIN THE
DESIGNATED  SMOKING  AREA),  INCLUDING  ANY  OVERHANG,  CANOPY,  AWNING,
ENTRANCE, EXIT, WINDOW, INTAKE OR EXHAUST.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

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