senate Bill S39A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs commissioner of health to establish a uniform letter grading system to classify results of inspections of entertainment venue food service establishments

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2014 print number 39a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

S39 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-d, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4840A
2009-2010: S8458

S39 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to establish a uniform letter grading system to classify the result of an inspection of an entertainment food service establishment; directs such commissioner and local health officers to require the display of any letter grade received pursuant to such system; requires reinspection of establishment receiving a grade of less than "A".

S39 - Sponsor Memo

S39 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   39

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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 the  establishment
  of  a  letter grading system to classify inspection results for enter-
  tainment venue food service establishments

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
1352-d to read as follows:
  S 1352-D. ENTERTAINMENT VENUE FOOD SERVICE GRADING  SYSTEM.  1.    THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A SYSTEM FOR GRADING INSPECTION RESULTS FOR
FOOD  SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENTS,  TEMPORARY  FOOD  SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS,
MOBILE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS AND PUSHCARTS AS DEFINED IN THE STATE
SANITARY CODE, THAT ARE LOCATED WITHIN OR OTHERWISE OWNED,  OPERATED  OR
CONTROLLED  BY  A  PLACE  OF  ENTERTAINMENT,  INCLUDING ANY PRIVATELY OR
PUBLICLY OWNED AND OPERATED FACILITY SUCH AS A THEATRE, STADIUM,  ARENA,
RACETRACK,  MUSEUM,  AMUSEMENT  PARK  OR OTHER PLACE WHERE PERFORMANCES,
CONCERTS, EXHIBITS, ATHLETIC GAMES OR CONTESTS  ARE  HELD  FOR  WHICH  A
DONATION IS RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED, OR AN ENTRY FEE IS CHARGED.
  2.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL ESTABLISH A SYSTEM FOR GRADING INSPECTION
RESULTS FOR PLACE OF ENTERTAINMENT  FOOD  SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENTS.  SUCH
SYSTEM  SHALL  USE  AND POST LETTERS A, B OR C TO IDENTIFY AND REPRESENT
SUCH GRADING AND CLASSIFICATION WITH ALL OTHER LOWER GRADES BEING DEEMED
TO BE FAILING GRADES.  IN  ESTABLISHING  SUCH  SYSTEM  OF  GRADING,  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  TAKE  INTO ACCOUNT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS TITLE AND
THE PROVISIONS OF THE SANITARY CODE TO ESTABLISH A GRADING  SYSTEM  THAT
REFLECTS  THE  SAFETY  AND  SANITATION OF THE PREMISES AND FOOD HANDLING
PRACTICES TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH LAWS.
  3. SUCH  PLACE  OF  ENTERTAINMENT  FOOD  SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENT  SHALL
CONSPICUOUSLY  POST  NEAR  THE ENTRANCE TO SUCH ESTABLISHMENT, OR AT THE

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

S39A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-d, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4840A
2009-2010: S8458

S39A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to establish a uniform letter grading system to classify the result of an inspection of an entertainment food service establishment; directs such commissioner and local health officers to require the display of any letter grade received pursuant to such system; requires reinspection of establishment receiving a grade of less than "A".

S39A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S39A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  39--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the establishment
  of a letter grading system to classify inspection results  for  enter-
  tainment venue food service establishments

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
1352-e to read as follows:
  S  1352-E.  ENTERTAINMENT  VENUE  FOOD SERVICE GRADING SYSTEM. 1.  THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A SYSTEM FOR GRADING INSPECTION RESULTS FOR
FOOD SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENTS,  TEMPORARY  FOOD  SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENTS,
MOBILE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS AND PUSHCARTS AS DEFINED IN THE STATE
SANITARY  CODE,  THAT ARE LOCATED WITHIN OR OTHERWISE OWNED, OPERATED OR
CONTROLLED BY A PLACE  OF  ENTERTAINMENT,  INCLUDING  ANY  PRIVATELY  OR
PUBLICLY  OWNED AND OPERATED FACILITY SUCH AS A THEATRE, STADIUM, ARENA,
RACETRACK, MUSEUM, AMUSEMENT PARK OR  OTHER  PLACE  WHERE  PERFORMANCES,
CONCERTS,  EXHIBITS,  ATHLETIC  GAMES  OR  CONTESTS ARE HELD FOR WHICH A
DONATION IS RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED, OR AN ENTRY FEE IS CHARGED.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A SYSTEM  FOR  GRADING  INSPECTION
RESULTS  FOR  PLACE  OF  ENTERTAINMENT FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS. SUCH
SYSTEM SHALL USE AND POST LETTERS A, B OR C TO  IDENTIFY  AND  REPRESENT
SUCH GRADING AND CLASSIFICATION WITH ALL OTHER LOWER GRADES BEING DEEMED
TO  BE  FAILING  GRADES.  IN  ESTABLISHING  SUCH  SYSTEM OF GRADING, THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE PROVISIONS OF  THIS  TITLE  AND
THE  PROVISIONS  OF THE SANITARY CODE TO ESTABLISH A GRADING SYSTEM THAT
REFLECTS THE SAFETY AND SANITATION OF THE  PREMISES  AND  FOOD  HANDLING
PRACTICES TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH LAWS.
  3.  SUCH  PLACE  OF  ENTERTAINMENT  FOOD  SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENT SHALL
CONSPICUOUSLY POST NEAR THE ENTRANCE TO SUCH ESTABLISHMENT,  OR  AT  THE

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