senate Bill S4327A

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 Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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 15, 2015 referred to health
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 09, 2015 amended on third reading 4327a
Jun 09, 2015 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 13, 2015 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 27, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2015 1st report cal.396
Mar 13, 2015 referred to health

Votes

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Apr 22, 2015 - Health committee Vote

S4327
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S4327 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5956C
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-e, Pub Health L

S4327 - Summary

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

S4327 - Sponsor Memo

S4327 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4327

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  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.
                                                           LBD09884-01-5

S. 4327                             2

Co-Sponsors

S4327A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5956C
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-e, Pub Health L

S4327A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4327A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4327A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4327--A
    Cal. No. 396

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HANNON, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to
  the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

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.
                                                           LBD09884-05-5

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