assembly Bill A5955B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.225
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 18, 2015 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 16, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.497
rules report cal.497
reported
Jun 15, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jun 10, 2015 print number 5955b
Jun 10, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Apr 27, 2015 print number 5955a
Apr 27, 2015 amend and recommit to codes
Apr 22, 2015 reported referred to codes
Mar 09, 2015 referred to health

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A5955 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2202
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-n & 1399-q, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8178, S7841
2017-2018: A516, A3829, S729, S2543

A5955 - Summary

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

A5955 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5955

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred 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 and requiring vendors of electronic cigarettes to  regis-
  ter

  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 two new
subdivisions 9 and 10 are 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, AND THE USE OF AN
ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE.
  9. "ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE" OR "E-CIGARETTE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING
AS IN SUBDIVISION THIRTEEN OF SECTION THIRTEEN HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-AA OF
THIS CHAPTER.
  10.  "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  TWENTY-
FIVE 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.
                                                           LBD07109-01-5

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A5955A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2202
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-n & 1399-q, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8178, S7841
2017-2018: A516, A3829, S729, S2543

A5955A - Summary

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

A5955A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5955--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, JAFFEE, ARROYO, HOOPER,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY, ZEBROWSKI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BRAUN-
  STEIN,  CLARK,  GLICK,  PERRY, RIVERA -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health -- reported and referred to the Committee on Codes
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to including elec-
  tronic cigarettes within  provisions  regulating  smoking  in  certain
  public  areas and requiring vendors of electronic cigarettes to regis-
  ter

  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  two  new
subdivisions 9 and 10 are 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, AND THE USE OF  AN
ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE.
  9. "ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE" OR "E-CIGARETTE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING
AS IN SUBDIVISION THIRTEEN OF SECTION THIRTEEN HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-AA OF
THIS CHAPTER.
  10.   "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 TWENTY-
FIVE 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-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07109-03-5

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A5955B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2202
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-n & 1399-q, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8178, S7841
2017-2018: A516, A3829, S729, S2543

A5955B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A5955B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5955--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, JAFFEE, ARROYO, HOOPER,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY, ZEBROWSKI, MOSLEY,  MAGNARELLI,  STIRPE,  ABINANTI,
  BRINDISI,  CAHILL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, GLICK,
  PERRY, RIVERA -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health  --
  reported   and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
  ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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 two new
subdivisions 9 and 10 are 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, AND THE USE OF AN
ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE.
  9. "ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE" OR "E-CIGARETTE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING
AS IN SUBDIVISION THIRTEEN OF SECTION THIRTEEN HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-AA OF
THIS CHAPTER.
  10.  "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  TWENTY-
FIVE 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:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07109-04-5