senate Bill S937

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Sets nutrition standards for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at children

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
May 21, 2013 reported and committed to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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May 21, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S937
11
4
committee
11
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 21, 2013

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S937 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5886
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1352-d, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7849, A7662C

S937 - Summary

Sets nutrition standards for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at children.

S937 - Sponsor Memo

S937 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   937

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 setting  nutrition
  standards  for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at chil-
  dren

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
1352-d to read as follows:
  S 1352-D. INCENTIVE ITEMS WITH RESTAURANT FOOD. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL BE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:
  A. "INCENTIVE ITEM" SHALL MEAN ANY TOY, GAME, TRADING CARD,  ADMISSION
TICKET  OR  OTHER  CONSUMER  PRODUCT,  WHETHER PHYSICAL OR DIGITAL, WITH
PARTICULAR APPEAL TO CHILDREN, WHICH IS PROVIDED DIRECTLY BY THE RESTAU-
RANT, OR ANY COUPON, VOUCHER, TICKET, TOKEN, CODE OR PASSWORD  WHICH  IS
PROVIDED  DIRECTLY  BY  THE  RESTAURANT  AND IS REDEEMABLE FOR OR GRANTS
DIGITAL OR OTHER ACCESS TO ANY TOY, GAME, TRADING CARD, ADMISSION  TICK-
ET, OR OTHER CONSUMER PRODUCT WITH PARTICULAR APPEAL TO CHILDREN.
  B.  "MEAL"  SHALL MEAN ANY COMBINATION OF FOOD AND DRINK ITEMS OFFERED
TOGETHER FOR A SINGLE PRICE.
  C. "RESTAURANT" SHALL MEAN ANY COFFEE SHOP,  CAFETERIA,  LUNCHEONETTE,
SANDWICH  STAND,  DINER, SHORT ORDER CAFE, FAST FOOD ESTABLISHMENT, SODA
FOUNTAIN, AND ANY OTHER EATING OR BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENT, WHICH GIVES OR
OFFERS FOR SALE FOOD OR BEVERAGES TO THE  PUBLIC,  GUESTS,  MEMBERS,  OR
PATRONS,  WHETHER  FOOD  OR BEVERAGES ARE CUSTOMARILY CONSUMED ON OR OFF
THE PREMISES.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE  REGULATIONS  ESTABLISHING  NUTRITIONAL
STANDARDS  FOR  MEALS, FOOD ITEMS, AND BEVERAGES THAT MAY BE OFFERED FOR
PURCHASE IN COMBINATION WITH AN INCENTIVE  ITEM  BY  A  RESTAURANT.    A
RESTAURANT  MAY OFFER AN INCENTIVE ITEM IN COMBINATION WITH THE PURCHASE

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

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