senate Bill S1311A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs commissioner of health to establish a grading system to classify the result of an inspection of pushcarts in cities over 2 million

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 12, 2016 print number 1311a
Jan 12, 2016 amend and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Jan 09, 2015 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S1311 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4686
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6047, A8991
2013-2014: S43, A2636
2017-2018: S592, A6146

S1311 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to establish a uniform letter grading system to classify the result of an inspection of a mobile public food service establishment or pushcart in cities with a population of two million or more; directs such commissioner and local health officers to require the display of any letter grade received pursuant to such system; requires reinspection of establishment receiving a grade of less than "A".

S1311 - Sponsor Memo

S1311 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1311

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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  establishment
  of  a  letter  grading system to classify inspection results for push-
  carts in cities having a population of two million or more

  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. FOOD PUSHCART SERVICE GRADING SYSTEM; CITIES OF TWO  MILLION
OR  MORE.  1.    THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL ESTABLISH A SYSTEM FOR GRADING
INSPECTION RESULTS FOR MOBILE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS AND  PUSHCARTS
AS  DEFINED  IN THE STATE SANITARY CODE, OPERATED IN CITIES WITH A POPU-
LATION OF TWO MILLION OR MORE.
  2.  SUCH SYSTEM SHALL USE AND POST LETTERS A, B OR C TO  IDENTIFY  AND
REPRESENT  SUCH  GRADING  AND CLASSIFICATION WITH ALL OTHER LOWER GRADES
BEING DEEMED TO BE FAILING GRADES. IN ESTABLISHING SUCH SYSTEM OF  GRAD-
ING,  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
TITLE AND THE PROVISIONS OF THE SANITARY CODE  TO  ESTABLISH  A  GRADING
SYSTEM  THAT REFLECTS THE SAFETY AND SANITATION OF THE PREMISES AND FOOD
HANDLING PRACTICES TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE  WITH  STATE  AND  LOCAL  HEALTH
LAWS.
  3.    EACH  SUCH  MOBILE  FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT OR PUSHCART SHALL
CONSPICUOUSLY POST AT THE POINT OF SALE THE LETTER GRADE IDENTIFYING AND
REPRESENTING THE RESULT  OF  SUCH  ESTABLISHMENT'S  OR  PUSHCART'S  MOST
RECENTLY  GRADED  INSPECTION  BY  THE LOCAL HEALTH OFFICER OR THE ENTITY
RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH INSPECTION. SUCH POSTING SHALL BE DONE  IN  ACCORD-
ANCE  WITH  RULES  AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER.  FOR
ANY MOBILE PUBLIC FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT  OR  PUSHCART  RECEIVING  A
GRADE  LOWER THAN "A", THE LOCAL HEALTH OFFICER OR THE ENTITY PERFORMING
THE INSPECTION SHALL ADVISE THE ESTABLISHMENT OR PUSHCART OF  ITS  GRADE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00151-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S1311A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4686
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6047, A8991
2013-2014: S43, A2636
2017-2018: S592, A6146

S1311A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to establish a uniform letter grading system to classify the result of an inspection of a mobile public food service establishment or pushcart in cities with a population of two million or more; directs such commissioner and local health officers to require the display of any letter grade received pursuant to such system; requires reinspection of establishment receiving a grade of less than "A".

S1311A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1311A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1311--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PERALTA, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- 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 establishment
  of a letter grading system to classify inspection  results  for  push-
  carts in cities having a population of two million or more

  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-f to read as follows:
  S  1352-F. FOOD PUSHCART SERVICE GRADING SYSTEM; CITIES OF TWO MILLION
OR MORE. 1.   THE COMMISSIONER SHALL  ESTABLISH  A  SYSTEM  FOR  GRADING
INSPECTION  RESULTS FOR MOBILE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS AND PUSHCARTS
AS DEFINED IN THE STATE SANITARY CODE, OPERATED IN CITIES WITH  A  POPU-
LATION OF TWO MILLION OR MORE.
  2.    SUCH SYSTEM SHALL USE AND POST LETTERS A, B OR C TO IDENTIFY AND
REPRESENT SUCH GRADING AND CLASSIFICATION WITH ALL  OTHER  LOWER  GRADES
BEING  DEEMED TO BE FAILING GRADES. IN ESTABLISHING SUCH SYSTEM OF GRAD-
ING, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL TAKE INTO ACCOUNT  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS
TITLE  AND  THE  PROVISIONS  OF THE SANITARY CODE TO ESTABLISH A GRADING
SYSTEM THAT REFLECTS THE SAFETY AND SANITATION OF THE PREMISES AND  FOOD
HANDLING  PRACTICES  TO  ENSURE  COMPLIANCE  WITH STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH
LAWS.
  3.   EACH SUCH MOBILE FOOD SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENT  OR  PUSHCART  SHALL
CONSPICUOUSLY POST AT THE POINT OF SALE THE LETTER GRADE IDENTIFYING AND
REPRESENTING  THE  RESULT  OF  SUCH  ESTABLISHMENT'S  OR PUSHCART'S MOST
RECENTLY GRADED INSPECTION BY THE LOCAL HEALTH  OFFICER  OR  THE  ENTITY
RESPONSIBLE  FOR  SUCH INSPECTION. SUCH POSTING SHALL BE DONE IN ACCORD-
ANCE WITH RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE  COMMISSIONER.    FOR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00151-02-6

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