senate Bill S6026

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Mandates the provision of lactation accommodations in airports

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2016 reported and committed to transportation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Aug 07, 2015 referred to rules

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May 24, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S6026
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committee
15
Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
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Health Committee Vote: May 24, 2016

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excused (1)

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S6026 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7989
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2505-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1817, A7032
2019-2020: S1544, A8372
2021-2022: S3866, A7813

S6026 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Mandates the provision of lactation accommodations in airports.

S6026 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6026 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6026

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  mandating  the
  provision of lactation accommodations in airports

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "lactation
accommodation in airports act".
  S  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2505-b
to read as follows:
  S 2505-B. PRIVATE PLACE FOR NURSING MOTHERS. 1. ON OR  BEFORE  JANUARY
FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, THE AIRPORT MANAGER OF AN AIRPORT OPER-
ATED BY A CITY, COUNTY,  CITY  AND  COUNTY,  OR  AIRPORT  DISTRICT  THAT
CONDUCTS  COMMERCIAL  OPERATIONS  AND  THAT  HAS  MORE  THAN ONE MILLION
ENPLANEMENTS A YEAR SHALL PROVIDE A  ROOM  OR  OTHER  LOCATION  AT  EACH
AIRPORT  TERMINAL BEHIND THE AIRPORT SECURITY SCREENING AREA FOR MEMBERS
OF THE PUBLIC TO EXPRESS BREAST MILK IN PRIVATE THAT MEETS BOTH  OF  THE
FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
  (A) INCLUDES, AT A MINIMUM, A CHAIR AND AN ELECTRICAL OUTLET; AND
  (B) IS LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE CONFINES OF A PUBLIC RESTROOM.
  2.  AN AIRPORT THAT CONDUCTS COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS WITH FEWER THAN ONE
MILLION ENPLANEMENTS A YEAR SHALL COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVI-
SIONS ONE AND THREE OF THIS SECTION UPON NEW  TERMINAL  CONSTRUCTION  OR
THE REPLACEMENT, EXPANSION, OR RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING TERMINAL.
  3.  UPON CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW TERMINAL OR THE REPLACEMENT, EXPANSION,
OR RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING TERMINAL, AN AIRPORT SHALL PROVIDE  A  SINK
IN  ANY  ROOM OR OTHER LOCATION DESIGNATED TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS
OF THIS SECTION.
  4. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING TERMINAL" MEANS
THE REPURPOSING OF MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF  THE  SPACE  IN  THE
TERMINAL.
  S  3.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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

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