senate Bill S1544A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes alcoholic beverage licensees to confiscate written evidence of age which is false or fraudulent

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
Mar 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2016 1st report cal.252
Jan 19, 2016 print number 1544a
Jan 19, 2016 amend and recommit to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 06, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
May 18, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 13, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 12, 2015 1st report cal.582
Jan 13, 2015 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Votes

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Mar 1, 2016 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S1544A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2016

May 12, 2015 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S1544
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 12, 2015

S1544 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6735
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §65-b, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7127, A10272
2013-2014: S5668, A4004
2017-2018: S1952, A5197
2019-2020: A5278

S1544 - Summary

Authorizes alcoholic beverage licensees to confiscate written evidence of age which is false, or fraudulent; provides such written evidence of age shall be delivered to the police for verification, and returned to rightful holder or destroyed.

S1544 - Sponsor Memo

S1544 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1544

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  authorizing licensees to confiscate any written evidence of age, which
  is  false,  fraudulent  or  not  the  presenter's own, offered for the
  purpose of purchasing an alcoholic beverage

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of section 65-b of the alcoholic beverage
control law is amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D) (I) IN ANY INSTANCE IN WHICH A PERSON PRESENTS  OR  OFFERS,  TO  A
LICENSEE,  OR TO AN AGENT OR EMPLOYEE OF SUCH LICENSEE, WRITTEN EVIDENCE
OF AGE WHICH, SUCH LICENSEE, AGENT OR EMPLOYEE REASONABLY BELIEVES TO BE
FALSE, FRAUDULENT OR NOT ACTUALLY SUCH  PERSON'S,  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF
PURCHASING  OR ATTEMPTING TO PURCHASE AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE, SUCH LICEN-
SEE, AGENT OR EMPLOYEE MAY IMMEDIATELY CONFISCATE AND TAKE POSSESSION OF
SUCH WRITTEN EVIDENCE OF AGE. A SUCCESSFUL TRANSACTION  SCAN  SHALL  NOT
PRECLUDE THE REASONABLE CONFISCATION OF SUCH WRITTEN EVIDENCE OF AGE.
  (II)  WITHIN  FORTY-EIGHT  HOURS  OF TAKING POSSESSION OF SUCH WRITTEN
EVIDENCE OF AGE, A LICENSEE SHALL DELIVER SUCH WRITTEN EVIDENCE  OF  AGE
TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY HAVING JURISDICTION OVER THE LOCATION OF THE
LICENSED PREMISES.
  (III)  EACH  LAW  ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TAKING POSSESSION OF SUCH WRITTEN
EVIDENCE OF AGE PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL DETERMINE THE  VALIDITY
OF  THE  WRITTEN  EVIDENCE WITH REGARD TO THE PERSON WHO PRESENTED IT TO
THE LICENSEE, AGENT OR EMPLOYEE. IF SUCH  WRITTEN  EVIDENCE  OF  AGE  IS
VALID, IT SHALL BE RETURNED TO THE RIGHTFUL HOLDER THEREOF, IN PERSON OR
BY  FIRST CLASS MAIL. IF IT IS FALSE OR FRAUDULENT, THE WRITTEN EVIDENCE
OF AGE SHALL BE DESTROYED.
  (IV) ANY PERSON WHO HAS HAD HIS OR HER WRITTEN EVIDENCE OF AGE CONFIS-
CATED PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH  MAY  PETITION,  IN  WRITING,  THE  LAW

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03946-01-5

S1544A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6735
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §65-b, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7127, A10272
2013-2014: S5668, A4004
2017-2018: S1952, A5197
2019-2020: A5278

S1544A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes alcoholic beverage licensees to confiscate written evidence of age which is false, or fraudulent; provides such written evidence of age shall be delivered to the police for verification, and returned to rightful holder or destroyed.

S1544A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1544A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1544--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug  Abuse
  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Alcoholism  and Drug Abuse in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  authorizing licensees to confiscate any written evidence of age, which
  is  false,  fraudulent  or  not  the  presenter's own, offered for the
  purpose of purchasing an alcoholic beverage

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of section 65-b of the alcoholic beverage
control law is amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D) (I) IN ANY INSTANCE IN WHICH A PERSON PRESENTS  OR  OFFERS,  TO  A
LICENSEE,  OR TO AN AGENT OR EMPLOYEE OF SUCH LICENSEE, WRITTEN EVIDENCE
OF AGE WHICH, SUCH LICENSEE, AGENT OR EMPLOYEE REASONABLY BELIEVES TO BE
FALSE OR FRAUDULENT, FOR THE PURPOSE  OF  PURCHASING  OR  ATTEMPTING  TO
PURCHASE  AN  ALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGE,  SUCH LICENSEE, AGENT OR EMPLOYEE MAY
IMMEDIATELY CONFISCATE AND TAKE POSSESSION OF SUCH WRITTEN  EVIDENCE  OF
AGE.
  (II)  WITHIN  TWENTY-FOUR  HOURS  OF TAKING POSSESSION OF SUCH WRITTEN
EVIDENCE OF AGE, A LICENSEE SHALL DELIVER SUCH WRITTEN EVIDENCE  OF  AGE
TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY HAVING JURISDICTION OVER THE LOCATION OF THE
LICENSED PREMISES.
  (III)  EACH  LAW  ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TAKING POSSESSION OF SUCH WRITTEN
EVIDENCE OF AGE PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL DETERMINE  THE  AUTHEN-
TICITY  OF  THE  WRITTEN  EVIDENCE.   IF SUCH WRITTEN EVIDENCE OF AGE IS
DETERMINED TO BE BONA FIDE AND AUTHENTIC, IT SHALL BE  RETURNED  TO  THE
RIGHTFUL  HOLDER  THEREOF, IN PERSON OR BY FIRST CLASS MAIL WITHIN TWEN-
TY-FOUR HOURS OF SUCH DETERMINATION.  IF IT IS DETERMINED TO BE FALSE OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03946-04-5

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