senate Bill S6562A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes the restrictions relating to smoking in public areas applicable to electronic cigarettes

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jun 03, 2014 amended on third reading 6562b
May 21, 2014 amended on third reading 6562a
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.561
Feb 06, 2014 referred to health

Votes

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May 6, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S6562
8
6
committee
8
Aye
6
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S6562 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8178
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-n, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A2595, A5955
2017-2018: A516, A3829

S6562 - Summary

Makes the restrictions relating to smoking in public areas applicable to electronic cigarettes or any other device that vaporizes nicotine and other substances.

S6562 - Sponsor Memo

S6562 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6562

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  including  elec-
  tronic  cigarettes  within  provisions  regulating  smoking in certain
  public areas

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 8 of section 1399-n of the public health law,
as amended by chapter 13 of the laws of 2003,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  8.  "Smoking"  means  the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, ELEC-
TRONIC CIGARETTE, pipe or any other matter or substance  which  contains
tobacco.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13918-01-4

Co-Sponsors

S6562A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8178
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-n, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A2595, A5955
2017-2018: A516, A3829

S6562A - Summary

Makes the restrictions relating to smoking in public areas applicable to electronic cigarettes or any other device that vaporizes nicotine and other substances.

S6562A - Sponsor Memo

S6562A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6562--A
    Cal. No. 561

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HANNON, CARLUCCI, TKACZYK, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Health -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to including elec-
  tronic cigarettes within  provisions  regulating  smoking  in  certain
  public areas

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 1399-n of the public  health  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  13  of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as
follows:
  8. "Smoking" means the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe  or
any  other  matter  or substance which contains tobacco, INCLUDING USING
ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES OR ANY DEVICE THAT VAPORIZES NICOTINE OR ANY OTHER
SUBSTANCE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13918-02-4

Co-Sponsors

S6562B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8178
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-n, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A2595, A5955
2017-2018: A516, A3829

S6562B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes the restrictions relating to smoking in public areas applicable to electronic cigarettes or any other device that vaporizes nicotine and other substances.

S6562B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6562B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6562--B
    Cal. No. 561

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HANNON, CARLUCCI, TKACZYK, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Health -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to including elec-
  tronic cigarettes within  provisions  regulating  smoking  in  certain
  public areas

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 1399-n of the public  health  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  13  of  the laws of 2003, is amended and a new
subdivision 9 is added to read as follows:
  8. "Smoking" means the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe  or
any  other  matter  or substance which contains tobacco, INCLUDING USING
ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES OR ANY DEVICE THAT VAPORIZES NICOTINE OR ANY OTHER
SUBSTANCE.
  9. "RETAIL ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE STORE" MEANS A  RETAIL  STORE  DEVOTED
PRIMARILY TO THE SALE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES, AND IN WHICH THE SALE OF
OTHER  PRODUCTS  IS  MERELY  INCIDENTAL. THE SALE OF SUCH OTHER PRODUCTS
SHALL BE CONSIDERED INCIDENTAL IF SUCH SALES GENERATE  LESS  THAN  FIFTY
PERCENT OF THE TOTAL ANNUAL GROSS SALES.
  S  2. Subdivisions 6 and 7 of section 1399-q of the public health law,
as added by chapter 13 of the laws of 2003, are amended and a new subdi-
vision 8 is added to read as follows:
  6. Outdoor dining areas of food service establishments with no roof or
other ceiling enclosure; provided, however, that smoking may be  permit-
ted  in  a  contiguous area designated for smoking so long as such area:
(a) constitutes no more than twenty-five percent of the outdoor  seating
capacity  of such food service establishment, (b) is at least three feet
away from the outdoor area of such food service establishment not desig-

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

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