senate Bill S817B

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to food service in funeral establishments

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2016 signed chap.101
Jul 13, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1410
substituted for s817b
Jun 17, 2016 substituted by a2981b
Jun 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2016 2nd report cal.
amended 817b
Jun 02, 2016 1st report cal.1410
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
May 18, 2015 amended on third reading 817a
Mar 03, 2015 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2015 2nd report cal.
Feb 26, 2015 1st report cal.161
Jan 07, 2015 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 2, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S817A
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 26, 2015 - Health committee Vote

S817
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S817 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2981
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3444, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7747, A9950

S817 - Summary

Permits food service in funeral establishments subject to certain restrictions and qualifications.

S817 - Sponsor Memo

S817 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   817

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LITTLE, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN, LARKIN, MARCHIONE, SAVI-
  NO -- 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 food service in
  funeral 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
3444 to read as follows:
  S 3444. FOOD SERVICE IN FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS. (A) A  FUNERAL  ESTAB-
LISHMENT  MAY  PROVIDE  SPACE, FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES FOR THE
PREPARATION, SALE, SERVICE,  DISTRIBUTION  OR  CONSUMPTION  OF  FOOD  OR
BEVERAGES,  IN  THE  NATURE  OF  INCIDENTAL  REFRESHMENTS (SUCH AS BAKED
GOODS, SANDWICHES, SNACKS, PLATTERS AND HOT TRAYS) OR THOSE REQUIRED  BY
THE  RELIGIOUS PRACTICES OF THE DECEASED PERSON OR THE DECEASED PERSON'S
FAMILY, IN THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT TO OR BY  PERSONS  IN  THE  FUNERAL
ESTABLISHMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF ARRANGING FOR, ATTENDING OR PARTICIPAT-
ING  IN  THE  CARE  AND  PREPARATION  OF A BODY OF A DECEASED PERSON FOR
DISPOSITION, MOURNING, A FUNERAL OR MEMORIAL CEREMONY OR SERVICE, OR  AN
OPEN HOUSE OR SIMILAR COMMUNITY FUNCTION THAT IS RELATED TO THE BUSINESS
OF FUNERAL DIRECTING.
  (B) ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION MAY INCLUDE THE SERVICES OF A CATER-
ER  NOT  OWNED  BY OR AFFILIATED WITH THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT.  ACTIV-
ITIES OF FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT EMPLOYEES SHALL BE LIMITED  TO  PREPARING
BEVERAGES AND SERVING FOOD OR BEVERAGES UNDER THIS SECTION.
  NO  ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE THE CONSUMPTION OF ANY
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE, UNLESS REQUIRED BY THE RELIGIOUS  PRACTICES  OF  THE
DECEASED  PERSON  OR THE DECEASED PERSON'S FAMILY, AND SUBJECT TO OTHER-
WISE APPLICABLE LAW AND REGULATIONS. A FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT  SHALL  NOT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02784-02-5

Co-Sponsors

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S817A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2981
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3444, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7747, A9950

S817A - Summary

Permits food service in funeral establishments subject to certain restrictions and qualifications.

S817A - Sponsor Memo

S817A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 817--A
    Cal. No. 161

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LITTLE, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN, LARKIN, MARCHIONE, SAVI-
  NO,  SEWARD  -- 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, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to food service in
  funeral 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
3444 to read as follows:
  S 3444. FOOD SERVICE IN FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS. (A) A  FUNERAL  ESTAB-
LISHMENT  MAY  PROVIDE  SPACE, FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES FOR THE
PREPARATION, SALE, SERVICE,  DISTRIBUTION  OR  CONSUMPTION  OF  FOOD  OR
NONALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGES,  IN THE NATURE OF INCIDENTAL REFRESHMENTS (SUCH
AS BAKED GOODS, SANDWICHES, SNACKS AND PLATTERS) OR  THOSE  REQUIRED  BY
THE  RELIGIOUS PRACTICES OF THE DECEASED PERSON OR THE DECEASED PERSON'S
FAMILY, IN THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT TO OR BY  PERSONS  IN  THE  FUNERAL
ESTABLISHMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF ARRANGING FOR, ATTENDING OR PARTICIPAT-
ING  IN  THE  CARE  AND  PREPARATION  OF A BODY OF A DECEASED PERSON FOR
DISPOSITION, MOURNING, A FUNERAL OR MEMORIAL CEREMONY OR SERVICE, OR  AN
OPEN HOUSE OR SIMILAR COMMUNITY FUNCTION THAT IS RELATED TO THE BUSINESS
OF FUNERAL DIRECTING.
  (B) ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION MAY INCLUDE THE SERVICES OF A CATER-
ER  NOT  OWNED  BY OR AFFILIATED WITH THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT.  ACTIV-
ITIES OF FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT EMPLOYEES SHALL BE LIMITED  TO  PREPARING
SUCH  BEVERAGES  AND  SERVING  FOOD OR NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES UNDER THIS
SECTION.

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

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S817B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2981
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3444, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7747, A9950

S817B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits food service in funeral establishments subject to certain restrictions and qualifications.

S817B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S817B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 817--B
    Cal. No. 1410

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LITTLE, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN, LARKIN, MARCHIONE, SAVI-
  NO,  SEWARD  -- 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, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order  of  third  reading -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
  committee,  ordered  to first report, amended on first report, ordered
  to a second report and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the
  order of second report

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to food service in
  funeral 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
3444 to read as follows:
  S 3444. FOOD SERVICE IN FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS. (A) A  FUNERAL  ESTAB-
LISHMENT  MAY  PROVIDE  SPACE, FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES FOR THE
PREPARATION, SALE, SERVICE,  DISTRIBUTION  OR  CONSUMPTION  OF  FOOD  OR
NONALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGES,  LIMITED  TO  INCIDENTAL  REFRESHMENTS (SUCH AS
BAKED GOODS, SANDWICHES, SNACKS AND PLATTERS) OR THOSE REQUIRED  BY  THE
RELIGIOUS  PRACTICES  OF  THE  DECEASED  PERSON OR THE DECEASED PERSON'S
FAMILY, IN THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT TO OR BY  PERSONS  IN  THE  FUNERAL
ESTABLISHMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF ARRANGING FOR, ATTENDING OR PARTICIPAT-
ING  IN  THE  CARE  AND  PREPARATION  OF A BODY OF A DECEASED PERSON FOR
DISPOSITION, MOURNING, A FUNERAL OR MEMORIAL CEREMONY OR SERVICE, OR  AN
OPEN HOUSE OR SIMILAR COMMUNITY FUNCTION THAT IS RELATED TO THE BUSINESS
OF FUNERAL DIRECTING.
  (B) ACTIVITIES UNDER THIS SECTION MAY INCLUDE THE SERVICES OF A CATER-
ER NOT OWNED BY OR AFFILIATED WITH THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT. ACTIVITIES

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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