senate Bill S4863

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 years old to 21 years old

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Apr 26, 2013 referred to health

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S4863 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7105
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-aa, 1399-bb, 1399-cc, 1399-dd, 1399-ff, 1399-ll & 1399-mm, Pub Health L; amd §260.21, Pen L; amd §§17-706 & 17-714, NYC Ad Cd

S4863 - Summary

Increases the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 years old to 21 years old.

S4863 - Sponsor Memo

S4863 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4863

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, the penal law and the administra-
  tive code of the city of New  York,  in  relation  to  increasing  the
  purchasing age for tobacco products from eighteen to twenty-one

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 4 of section 1399-aa of the public health law,
as added by chapter 799 of the laws of  1992,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4. "Private club" means an organization with no more than an insignif-
icant  portion  of  its  membership comprised of people under the age of
[eighteen] TWENTY-ONE years that regularly receives dues and/or payments
from its members for the use of space, facilities and services.
  S 2. Paragraphs (b), (c) and (f) of subdivision 2 of  section  1399-bb
of  the public health law, as amended by chapter 13 of the laws of 2003,
are amended to read as follows:
  (b) conventions and trade shows; provided  that  the  distribution  is
confined  to  designated areas generally accessible only to persons over
the age of [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE;
  (c) events sponsored by  tobacco  or  herbal  cigarette  manufacturers
provided that the distribution is confined to designated areas generally
accessible only to persons over the age of [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE;
  (f)  factories  as  defined  in  subdivision  nine of section thirteen
hundred ninety-nine-aa of this article and construction sites;  provided
that the distribution is confined to designated areas generally accessi-
ble only to persons over the age of [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE.
  S  3.  Subdivision  4  of section 1399-bb of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 508 of the laws  of  2000,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10633-02-3

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