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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S472
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
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S472 - Details
S472 - Summary
Prohibits smoking in private passenger cars, vans and trucks where a minor less than 14 years of age is a passenger in such vehicles; provides for rebuttable presumption; provides that violations of such provisions shall be subject to a fine of not more than $100.
S472 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S472 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to restricting areas where smoking is permitted PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this legislation is to prohibit smoking in private passenger automobiles where minors less than 14 years of age are passengers in such vehicles. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 1229-e. 1229-e: 1. Prohibits smoking in vehicles while children under 14 are present. 2. A person who holds a lighted, cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco or any other plant or matter that can be smoked to, or in the immediate proximity of his or her mouth, while in such vehicle is presumed to be engaging in smoking within the meaning of this section. The presumption established by this subdivision is rebuttable by evidence showing
S472 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 472 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to restricting areas where smoking is permitted THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 1229-e to read as follows: S 1229-E. PROHIBITION ON SMOKING IN VEHICLES WHILE CHILDREN ARE PRES- ENT. 1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO SMOKE IN A VEHICLE WHERE A MINOR UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE IS A PASSENGER IN SUCH VEHICLE. 2. A PERSON WHO HOLDS A LIGHTED CIGAR, CIGARETTE, PIPE OR ANY OTHER MATTER OR SUBSTANCE WHICH CONTAINS TOBACCO OR ANY OTHER PLANT OR MATTER THAT CAN BE SMOKED TO, OR IN THE IMMEDIATE PROXIMITY OF HIS OR HER MOUTH, WHILE IN SUCH VEHICLE IS PRESUMED TO BE ENGAGING IN SMOKING WITH- IN THE MEANING OF THIS SECTION. THE PRESUMPTION ESTABLISHED BY THIS SUBDIVISION IS REBUTTABLE BY EVIDENCE SHOWING THAT THE PERSON WAS NOT SMOKING A LIGHTED CIGAR, CIGARETTE, PIPE OR OTHER MATTER OR SUBSTANCE WHICH CONTAINS TOBACCO OR ANY OTHER PLANT OR MATTER THAT CAN BE SMOKED. 3. A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE A TRAFFIC INFRACTION AND SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03860-01-3
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