senate Bill S6434

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Imposes the duty to buy and use an identification scanner upon alcoholic beverage licensee found to have given such a beverage to a person under 21

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.680
Jan 23, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations

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S6434 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9377
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3, 65 & 65-b, ABC L

S6434 - Summary

Imposes the duty to buy and use an identification scanner upon alcoholic beverage licensee found to have given such a beverage to a person under 21.

S6434 - Sponsor Memo

S6434 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6434

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  penalties  for  the provision, by a licensee, of an alcoholic beverage
  to a person under the age of 21

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

  Section  1. Section 3 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 9-b to read as follows:
  9-B.  "DEVICE  CAPABLE  OF  DECIPHERING  ANY  ELECTRONICALLY  READABLE
FORMAT"  OR  "DEVICE"  MEANS  ANY  COMMERCIAL  DEVICE  OR COMBINATION OF
DEVICES USED AT A POINT OF SALE OR ENTRY THAT IS CAPABLE OF READING  THE
INFORMATION  ENCODED  ON  THE  MAGNETIC  STRIP OR BAR CODE OF A DRIVERS'
LICENSE OR NON-DRIVER IDENTIFICATION CARD ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONER  OF
MOTOR VEHICLES.
  S  2.  Section  65 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO ANY  OTHER  PENALTY  AUTHORIZED  BY  LAW,  ANY
LICENSEE  FOUND  TO  HAVE  VIOLATED THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF
THIS SECTION MAY BE ORDERED BY THE AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE A DEVICE  CAPA-
BLE  OF  DECIPHERING  ANY  ELECTRONICALLY READABLE FORMAT AND TO PROVIDE
PROOF THAT SUCH DEVICE IS  REGULARLY  UTILIZED  TO  PERFORM  TRANSACTION
SCANS  AT  THE LICENSED PREMISES. SUCH PURCHASE AND PROOF OF REGULAR USE
OF A DEVICE MAY BE CONSIDERED BY THE AUTHORITY, IN THE DISCRETION OF THE
AUTHORITY, TO REDUCE OR MITIGATE OTHER  CIVIL  FINES  IMPOSED  UPON  THE
LICENSEES FOR FUTURE VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S  3.  Subdivision 1 of section 65-b of the alcoholic beverage control
law, as amended by chapter 519 of the laws of 1999, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  1.  As used in this section: (a) ["A device capable of deciphering any
electronically readable format" or "device" shall  mean  any  commercial
device  or  combination of devices used at a point of sale or entry that
is capable of reading the information encoded on the magnetic  strip  or

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

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