senate Bill S296

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires posting of sign in all premises licensed to sell alcoholic beverages on the premises which offers to assist patrons in obtaining alternative transportation

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S296 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3898
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง105-c, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S313
2009-2010: S3094, S313

S296 - Summary

Requires the posting of a sign in all premises licensed to sell alcoholic beverages on the premises which offers to assist patrons in obtaining an alternative means of transportation should their ability to drive be compromised by the consumption of alcohol.

S296 - Sponsor Memo

S296 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   296

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation  to  the
  posting of a sign alerting patrons who consume alcohol that assistance
  in obtaining safe transportation shall be provided

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

  Section 1. The alcoholic beverage control law is amended by  adding  a
new section 105-c to read as follows:
  S  105-C.  SIGN  POSTING AND ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE. 1.
THE AUTHORITY SHALL PREPARE, HAVE  PRINTED  AND  DISTRIBUTE  ACROSS  THE
STATE  TO  ALL PERSONS WITH A LICENSE TO SELL ANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE FOR
CONSUMPTION ON THE PREMISES, A SIGN OR POSTER WITH CONSPICUOUS LETTERING
THAT STATES:  "DRINKING AND DRIVING DON'T MIX. IF REQUESTED,  MANAGEMENT
WILL  ASSIST YOU IN PLACING ONE LOCAL CALL IN AN EFFORT TO OBTAIN ALTER-
NATIVE TRANSPORTATION."   SUCH SIGN  OR  POSTER  MUST  HAVE  CONSPICUOUS
LETTERING  IN  AT LEAST SEVENTY-TWO POINT BOLD FACE TYPE THAT STATES THE
NOTICE SET FORTH IN THIS SUBDIVISION.
  2. ALL PERSONS WITH A LICENSE  TO  SELL  ANY  ALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGE  FOR
CONSUMPTION  ON  THE  PREMISES  SHALL DISPLAY IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE THE
SIGN OR POSTER UPON RECEIVING IT FROM THE AUTHORITY.
  3. PERSONS WITH A LICENSE TO SELL ANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FOR CONSUMP-
TION ON THE PREMISES  SHALL  ASSIST  PATRONS  IN  OBTAINING  ALTERNATIVE
TRANSPORTATION  SHOULD  IT  BE  REQUESTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF
THIS SECTION. ASSISTANCE SHALL BE PROVIDED BY PLACING A MINIMUM  OF  ONE
LOCAL  TELEPHONE  CALL  TO  A LOCAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICE, AND IN AREAS
WHERE A LOCAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE OR IN CASES  WHERE
SUCH  LOCAL  TRANSPORTATION  SERVICE  DOES  NOT RESPOND TO A REQUEST FOR
SERVICE, ALLOW THE PATRON TO PLACE ONE LOCAL TELEPHONE CALL ON THEIR OWN

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

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