senate Bill S6704A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to banning electronic cigarettes on school grounds

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 13, 2014 print number 6704a
amend and recommit to health
Mar 03, 2014 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S6704 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9526
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-o, Pub Health L

S6704 - Summary

Relates to banning electronic cigarettes on school grounds.

S6704 - Sponsor Memo

S6704 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6704

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 the ban  of  elec-
  tronic cigarettes on school grounds

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 1399-o of the public  health  law,
as  added  by  chapter  449  of  the laws of 2012, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. Smoking, WHICH FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ALSO  INCLUDE
THE  SMOKING  OF  ELECTRONIC  CIGARETTES,  shall not be permitted and no
person shall smoke within one hundred feet of the  entrances,  exits  or
outdoor  areas of any public or private elementary or secondary schools;
provided, however, that the provisions of  this  subdivision  shall  not
apply  to  smoking  in a residence, or within the real property boundary
lines of such residential real property. The provisions of section thir-
teen hundred ninety-nine-p of this  article  shall  not  apply  to  this
subdivision.
  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.
                                                           LBD14200-01-4

Co-Sponsors

S6704A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9526
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-o, Pub Health L

S6704A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to banning electronic cigarettes on school grounds.

S6704A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6704A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6704--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FLANAGAN, LAVALLE, MARTINS -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to the ban of elec-
  tronic cigarettes on school grounds

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 3 of section 1399-o of the public health law,
as added by chapter 449 of the laws of  2012,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  (A)  Smoking,  WHICH  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ALSO
INCLUDE THE SMOKING OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES, shall not be permitted and
no person shall smoke within one hundred feet of the entrances, exits or
outdoor areas of any public or private elementary or secondary  schools;
provided,  however,  that  the  provisions of this subdivision shall not
apply to smoking in a residence, or within the  real  property  boundary
lines of such residential real property. The provisions of section thir-
teen  hundred  ninety-nine-p  of  this  article  shall not apply to this
subdivision.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION,  "ELECTRONIC  CIGARETTES"  SHALL
INCLUDE  ANY DEVICE THAT SIMULATES THE ACT OF SMOKING BUT PRODUCES WATER
VAPOR INSTEAD OF SMOKE. SUCH ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT
NOT  BE  LIMITED TO, E-CIGARETTES, HOOKAH PENS, OR VAPING PENS. IT SHALL
NOT BE NECESSARY THAT AN ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE CONTAIN NICOTINE.
  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.
                                                           LBD14200-03-4

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