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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
|Feb 01, 2013||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S3352
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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S3352 - Details
S3352 - Summary
Enacts "Imette's Law"; mandates that every owner of an cabaret establishment, but which is not a restaurant, shall install security cameras at every entrance and exit of such establishment.
S3352 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3352 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to mandating the installation of security cameras in cabaret establishments PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To mandate that every establishment licensed to sell alcoholic beverages (except for restaurants), in a city, install security cameras at the entrances and exits of such estab- lishments. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a new Section 64-e. This section would require the installation of security cameras in alcoholic establishments that are not restaurants, and would require that the owner of such establishment submit proof to the authority that security cameras have been properly installed. It also states that the authority shall be authorized and directed to inspect such licensed premises for compliance and that they shall suspend an owner's license to serve alcohol in such establishment until proof of compliance has been properly submitted to such authority. JUSTIFICATION: This legislation referred to as "Imette,s Law," was inspired by the murder of Imette st. Guillen, a graduate student who was killed after leaving a bar in Manhattan in 2006. The prime suspect appears to be one of the bouncers at the bar where St. Guillen was last seen. The first bar Imette visited had security cameras in place. If
S3352 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3352 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 1, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, DIAZ, KRUEGER, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to mandating the installation of security cameras in cabaret establish- ments THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Imette's Law". S 2. The alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a new section 64-e to read as follows: S 64-E. INSTALLATION OF SECURITY CAMERAS IN CABARET ESTABLISHMENTS. 1. NO ONE SHALL OPERATE A CABARET LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION UNLESS ALL ENTRANCES AND EXITS USED BY PATRONS ARE EQUIPPED WITH DIGITAL VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO AN ESTABLISHMENT THAT OPERATES PRIMARILY AS A RESTAURANT, AS DEFINED BY SECTION SIXTY-FOUR-C OF THIS ARTICLE, DURING ALL HOURS OF OPERATION. 2. DIGITAL VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS SHALL COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS AND WITH THE RULES OF THE AUTHORITY: (A) THE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHALL BE DIGITAL IN NATURE AND SHALL BE OF SUFFICIENT NUMBER, TYPE, PLACEMENT AND LOCATION TO VIEW AND RECORD ALL ACTIVITY IN FRONT OF AND WITHIN FIFTEEN FEET OF EITHER SIDE OF EACH ENTRANCE OR EXIT; (B) THE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHALL BE SUFFICIENTLY LIGHT SENSI- TIVE AND PROVIDE SUFFICIENT IMAGE RESOLUTION (SUPPORTED BY ADDITIONAL LIGHTING IF NECESSARY) TO PRODUCE EASILY DISCERNIBLE IMAGES RECORDED AT ALL TIMES; (C) THE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHALL RECORD AT A MINIMUM SPEED OF FIFTEEN FRAMES PER SECOND; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06477-01-3
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