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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S296
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S296 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S296 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To reduce the incidence of driving while intoxicated by requiring licensees to post a sign stating that, if requested, management will place a phone call in order to provide patrons with safe transportation. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law by adding a new Section 105-c. Requires the State Liquor Authority to have a sign or poster distributed to all on-premises licensees stating: "Driving and drinking don't mix. If requested, management will assist you in placing one local call in an effort to obtain alternative transportation." Requires such sign to be conspicuously lettered in at least 72-point type. Requires licensees to display the sign or poster in a conspicuous place. Provides that licensees shall assist patrons in obtaining alternative transportation by calling a local
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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