|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to health|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to health|
senate Bill S435
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S435 - Details
S435 - Summary
Provides that the requirement for restaurants to provide public toilet facilities shall be extended to all restaurants with a seating capacity of ten or more regardless of the date of commencement of operation as a restaurant, with the exception that New York city restaurants shall be "grandfathered" under previous requirements.
S435 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S435 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring public toilet facilities in restaurants with a seating capacity of ten or more PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To reduce the present seating minimum of twenty to ten in which public toilet facilities must be provided and maintained in any public place where food is sold for consumption on the premise from twenty to ten. JUSTIFICATION: The required seating capacity that the law mandates for public places to maintain a toilet facility is twenty. Ten is a more reasonable number of seats to require installation of a toilet facility. PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011/12 - S.1336 2009/10 - S.1105 FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
S435 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 435 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DILAN -- 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 requiring public toilet facilities in restaurants with a seating capacity of ten or more THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 1352-a of the public health law, as added by chapter 774 of the laws of 1977, are amended to read as follows: 1. A person or corporation operating an establishment with a seating capacity of [twenty] TEN or more wherein food is sold for consumption on the premises shall provide appropriately identified and maintained public toilet facilities except that if there exists alternate available facilities in the same building wherein such establishment is located, suitable public notice of such alternate facility shall suffice for purposes of this [act] SECTION. 2. [The] IN CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, THE provisions of subdivision one of this section shall [not] apply to establishments [in operation on] NEWLY OPENED FOR BUSINESS ON AND AFTER the effective date of this [act] SECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect on the three hundred sixty-fifth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00671-01-3
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