assembly Bill A5956C

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Allows companion dogs at food service establishments in outdoor dining areas in certain conditions

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 26, 2015 signed chap.402
Oct 14, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.356
substituted for a5956c
Jun 16, 2015 substituted by s4327a
Jun 15, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.356
rules report cal.356
reported
Jun 09, 2015 amend and recommit to rules 5956c
Jun 08, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2015 reported referred to codes
May 27, 2015 print number 5956b
May 27, 2015 amend and recommit to health
Mar 20, 2015 print number 5956a
Mar 20, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to health
Mar 09, 2015 referred to health

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Apr 22, 2015 - Health committee Vote

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A5956 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4327
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-e, Pub Health L

A5956 - Summary

Allows companion dogs at food service establishments in outdoor dining areas in certain conditions.

A5956 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5956

                       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  live  animals  at
  food service establishments

  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-e to read as follows:
  S  1352-E.  LIVE  ANIMALS AT FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS. 1. EXCEPT AS
SPECIFIED IN THIS SECTION, OR OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY LAW, LIVE
ANIMALS SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED IN A FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT AS  DEFINED
IN THE STATE SANITARY CODE.
  2. PET DOGS UNDER THE CONTROL OF A PERSON MAY BE ALLOWED IN AN OUTDOOR
DINING  AREA  AT  A  FOOD  SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT IF ALL OF THE FOLLOWING
CONDITIONS ARE SATISFIED:
  (A) THE OWNER OF THE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT ELECTS  TO  ALLOW  PET
DOGS IN ITS OUTDOOR DINING AREA.
  (B)  A SEPARATE OUTDOOR ENTRANCE IS PRESENT WHERE PET DOGS ENTER WITH-
OUT GOING THROUGH THE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT TO  REACH  THE  OUTDOOR
DINING  AREA  AND PET DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON CHAIRS, BENCHES, SEATS, OR
OTHER FIXTURES.
  (C) THE OUTDOOR DINING AREA IS NOT USED FOR FOOD OR DRINK  PREPARATION
OR THE STORAGE OF UTENSILS. AN EMPLOYEE SERVING FOOD MAY REFILL A BEVER-
AGE GLASS IN THE OUTDOOR DINING AREA FROM A PITCHER OR OTHER CONTAINER.
  (D)  FOOD  AND  WATER PROVIDED TO PET DOGS SHALL ONLY BE IN SINGLE-USE
DISPOSABLE CONTAINERS.
  (E) EMPLOYEES SERVING FOOD ARE PROHIBITED FROM HAVING  DIRECT  CONTACT
WITH  PET  DOGS  WHILE ON DUTY. EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE DIRECT CONTACT WITH A
PET DOG SHALL WASH HIS OR HER HANDS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06812-02-5

A. 5956                             2

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A5956A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4327
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-e, Pub Health L

A5956A - Summary

Allows companion dogs at food service establishments in outdoor dining areas in certain conditions.

A5956A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5956--A

                       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 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to outdoor seating
  areas at food service establishments

  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-e to read as follows:
  S 1352-E. LIVE ANIMALS AT FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS.  1.  EXCEPT  AS
AUTHORIZED  IN THIS SECTION, OR AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY LAW,
LIVE ANIMALS SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED IN A FOOD  SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENT,  AS
DEFINED IN THE STATE SANITARY CODE.
  2. PET DOGS UNDER THE CONTROL OF A PERSON MAY BE ALLOWED IN AN OUTDOOR
DINING  AREA  AT  A  FOOD  SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT IF ALL OF THE FOLLOWING
CONDITIONS ARE SATISFIED:
  (A) THE OWNER OF THE FOOD FACILITY ELECTS TO ALLOW  PET  DOGS  IN  ITS
OUTDOOR DINING AREA;
  (B)  A SEPARATE OUTDOOR ENTRANCE IS PRESENT WHERE PET DOGS ENTER WITH-
OUT GOING THROUGH THE FOOD ESTABLISHMENT TO  REACH  THE  OUTDOOR  DINING
AREA  AND  PET  DOGS  ARE NOT ALLOWED ON CHAIRS, BENCHES, SEATS OR OTHER
FIXTURES;
  (C) THE OUTDOOR DINING AREA IS NOT USED FOR FOOD OR DRINK  PREPARATION
OR  THE STORAGE OF UTENSILS. A FOOD EMPLOYEE MAY REFILL A BEVERAGE GLASS
IN THE OUTDOOR DINING AREA FROM A PITCHER OR OTHER CONTAINER;
  (D) FOOD AND WATER PROVIDED TO PET DOGS SHALL ONLY  BE  IN  SINGLE-USE
DISPOSABLE CONTAINERS;
  (E)  FOOD EMPLOYEES ARE PROHIBITED FROM HAVING DIRECT CONTACT WITH PET
DOGS WHILE ON DUTY. A FOOD EMPLOYEE WHO DOES HAVE SUCH PROHIBITED DIRECT
CONTACT SHALL WASH HIS OR HER HANDS AS REQUIRED BY LAW;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06812-03-5

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A5956B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4327
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-e, Pub Health L

A5956B - Summary

Allows companion dogs at food service establishments in outdoor dining areas in certain conditions.

A5956B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5956--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ROSENTHAL, GLICK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. THIELE -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Health  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- again reported  from  said  committee
  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  outdoor  seating
  areas at food service establishments

  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-e to read as follows:
  S 1352-E. COMPANION DOGS AT FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS. 1.  COMPANION
DOGS  UNDER  THE CONTROL OF A PERSON MAY BE ALLOWED IN AN OUTDOOR DINING
AREA AT A FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT IF ALL OF THE FOLLOWING  CONDITIONS
ARE SATISFIED:
  (A)  THE  OWNER OF THE FOOD FACILITY ELECTS TO ALLOW COMPANION DOGS IN
ITS OUTDOOR DINING AREA OR A DESIGNATED PORTION OF IT,  AND  SUBJECT  TO
ANY RESTRICTIONS THAT THE OWNER OF THE FACILITY MAY ESTABLISH;
  (B)  A SEPARATE OUTDOOR ENTRANCE IS PRESENT WHERE COMPANION DOGS ENTER
WITHOUT GOING THROUGH THE FOOD ESTABLISHMENT TO REACH THE OUTDOOR DINING
AREA AND COMPANION DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON  CHAIRS,  BENCHES,  SEATS  OR
OTHER FIXTURES;
  (C) THE OUTDOOR DINING AREA IN WHICH COMPANION DOGS ARE ALLOWED IS NOT
USED  FOR  FOOD  OR DRINK PREPARATION OR THE STORAGE OF UTENSILS. A FOOD
EMPLOYEE MAY REFILL A BEVERAGE GLASS IN THE OUTDOOR DINING AREA  FROM  A
PITCHER OR OTHER CONTAINER;
  (D)  FOOD  AND  WATER  PROVIDED  TO  COMPANION  DOGS  SHALL ONLY BE IN
SINGLE-USE DISPOSABLE CONTAINERS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06812-04-5

A. 5956--B                          2

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A5956C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4327
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-e, Pub Health L

A5956C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows companion dogs at food service establishments in outdoor dining areas in certain conditions.

A5956C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5956--C

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, GLICK, McDONALD, BROOK-KRASNY, GALEF,
  SOLAGES, BARRETT, SEAWRIGHT,  TITONE,  RA,  TEDISCO,  SANTABARBARA  --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on  Health  --  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  again
  reported  from  said  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported and referred  to
  the  Committee  on  Codes -- reported and referred to the Committee on
  Rules -- Rules Committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to outdoor seating
  areas at food service establishments

  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-e to read as follows:
  S 1352-E. COMPANION DOGS AT FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS. 1.  COMPANION
DOGS UNDER THE CONTROL OF A PERSON MAY BE ALLOWED IN AN  OUTDOOR  DINING
AREA  AT A FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT IF ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS
ARE SATISFIED:
  (A) THE OWNER OF THE FOOD FACILITY ELECTS TO ALLOW COMPANION  DOGS  IN
ITS  OUTDOOR  DINING  AREA OR A DESIGNATED PORTION OF IT, AND SUBJECT TO
ANY RESTRICTIONS THAT THE OWNER OF THE FACILITY MAY ESTABLISH;
  (B) A SEPARATE OUTDOOR ENTRANCE IS PRESENT WHERE COMPANION DOGS  ENTER
WITHOUT GOING THROUGH THE FOOD ESTABLISHMENT TO REACH THE OUTDOOR DINING
AREA  AND  COMPANION  DOGS  ARE NOT ALLOWED ON CHAIRS, BENCHES, SEATS OR
OTHER FIXTURES;
  (C) THE OUTDOOR DINING AREA IN WHICH COMPANION DOGS ARE ALLOWED IS NOT
USED FOR FOOD OR DRINK PREPARATION OR THE STORAGE OF  UTENSILS.  A  FOOD
EMPLOYEE  MAY  REFILL A BEVERAGE GLASS IN THE OUTDOOR DINING AREA FROM A
PITCHER OR OTHER CONTAINER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06812-07-5

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