senate Bill S3185

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to amusement devices, attraction awareness and inspections

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 05, 2013 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 28, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 27, 2013 1st report cal.96
Jan 31, 2013 referred to labor

S3185 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A435
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §870-o, add §870-p, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5868A, A8985A

S3185 - Summary

Relates to amusement devices, attraction safety and inspection awareness; provides for the establishment of a publicly accessible website to provide awareness of the licensing and safety history of any amusement devices and attractions licensed in this state.

S3185 - Sponsor Memo

S3185 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3185

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law,  in  relation  to  amusement  device  and
  attraction awareness

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

  Section 1. Section 870-o of the labor law, as added by chapter 367  of
the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  S  870-o.  Amusement  device  and attraction awareness. The department
shall develop, establish and implement, in cooperation with  the  carni-
val,  fair  and  amusement  park  safety  advisory  board established in
section eight hundred seventy-n of this article, a  program  to  educate
and  provide  awareness  to the public on the risks of amusement devices
and attractions to both adults and children, and  how  adults  can  take
steps  to  assure  their  own safety and the safety of children in their
care. The program established pursuant to this section shall provide and
disseminate guidelines  for  safety  while  riding  or  using  amusement
devices or attractions by adults, adolescents and children. Such program
shall  utilize  written information provided to the public [and] THROUGH
the posting of conspicuous  signs  at  carnivals,  fairs  and  amusement
parks,  as required by law or regulation AS WELL AS THROUGH THE CREATION
OF A PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE WEBSITE AS DEFINED  IN  SECTION  EIGHT  HUNDRED
SEVENTY-P OF THIS ARTICLE, THE ELECTRONIC ADDRESS OF WHICH SHALL ALSO BE
POSTED.
  S  2.   The labor law is amended by adding a new section 870-p to read
as follows:
  S 870-P. AMUSEMENT DEVICE AND ATTRACTION SAFETY AND INSPECTION  AWARE-
NESS.  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP, ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT, IN COOPER-
ATION WITH THE CARNIVAL, FAIR AND AMUSEMENT PARK SAFETY  ADVISORY  BOARD
ESTABLISHED  IN  SECTION  EIGHT  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-N  OF  THIS ARTICLE, A
PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE WEBSITE TO PROVIDE AWARENESS TO THE  PUBLIC  OF  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03084-01-3

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