senate Bill S779A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Sets nutrition standards for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at children

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 09, 2016 reported and committed to codes
Jan 13, 2016 print number 779a
Jan 13, 2016 amend and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
May 19, 2015 reported and committed to codes
Jan 07, 2015 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 9, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S779A
9
6
committee
9
Aye
6
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 19, 2015 - Health committee Vote

S779
11
3
committee
11
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S779 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6145
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7849, A7662
2013-2014: S937, A5886
2017-2018: S1074, A3375
2019-2020: S486, A2845
2021-2022: A4765

S779 - Summary

Sets nutrition standards for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at children.

S779 - Sponsor Memo

S779 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   779

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, KENNEDY -- 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 setting  nutrition
  standards  for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at chil-
  dren

  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. INCENTIVE ITEMS WITH RESTAURANT FOOD. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL BE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:
  A. "INCENTIVE ITEM" SHALL MEAN ANY TOY, GAME, TRADING CARD,  ADMISSION
TICKET  OR  OTHER  CONSUMER  PRODUCT,  WHETHER PHYSICAL OR DIGITAL, WITH
PARTICULAR APPEAL TO CHILDREN, WHICH IS PROVIDED DIRECTLY BY THE RESTAU-
RANT, OR ANY COUPON, VOUCHER, TICKET, TOKEN, CODE OR PASSWORD  WHICH  IS
PROVIDED  DIRECTLY  BY  THE  RESTAURANT  AND IS REDEEMABLE FOR OR GRANTS
DIGITAL OR OTHER ACCESS TO ANY TOY, GAME, TRADING CARD, ADMISSION  TICK-
ET, OR OTHER CONSUMER PRODUCT WITH PARTICULAR APPEAL TO CHILDREN.
  B.  "MEAL"  SHALL MEAN ANY COMBINATION OF FOOD AND DRINK ITEMS OFFERED
TOGETHER FOR A SINGLE PRICE.
  C. "RESTAURANT" SHALL MEAN ANY COFFEE SHOP,  CAFETERIA,  LUNCHEONETTE,
SANDWICH  STAND,  DINER, SHORT ORDER CAFE, FAST FOOD ESTABLISHMENT, SODA
FOUNTAIN, AND ANY OTHER EATING OR BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENT, WHICH GIVES OR
OFFERS FOR SALE FOOD OR BEVERAGES TO THE  PUBLIC,  GUESTS,  MEMBERS,  OR
PATRONS,  WHETHER  FOOD  OR BEVERAGES ARE CUSTOMARILY CONSUMED ON OR OFF
THE PREMISES.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE  REGULATIONS  ESTABLISHING  NUTRITIONAL
STANDARDS  FOR  MEALS, FOOD ITEMS, AND BEVERAGES THAT MAY BE OFFERED FOR
PURCHASE IN COMBINATION WITH AN INCENTIVE  ITEM  BY  A  RESTAURANT.    A
RESTAURANT  MAY OFFER AN INCENTIVE ITEM IN COMBINATION WITH THE PURCHASE

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

Co-Sponsors

S779A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6145
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7849, A7662
2013-2014: S937, A5886
2017-2018: S1074, A3375
2019-2020: S486, A2845
2021-2022: A4765

S779A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Sets nutrition standards for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at children.

S779A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S779A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 779--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RIVERA, KENNEDY, PANEPINTO -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
  -- recommitted 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 setting  nutrition
  standards  for restaurants distributing incentive items aimed at chil-
  dren

  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. INCENTIVE ITEMS WITH RESTAURANT FOOD. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL BE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:
  A. "INCENTIVE ITEM" SHALL MEAN ANY TOY, GAME, TRADING CARD,  ADMISSION
TICKET  OR  OTHER  CONSUMER  PRODUCT,  WHETHER PHYSICAL OR DIGITAL, WITH
PARTICULAR APPEAL TO CHILDREN, WHICH IS PROVIDED DIRECTLY BY THE RESTAU-
RANT, OR ANY COUPON, VOUCHER, TICKET, TOKEN, CODE OR PASSWORD  WHICH  IS
PROVIDED  DIRECTLY  BY  THE  RESTAURANT  AND IS REDEEMABLE FOR OR GRANTS
DIGITAL OR OTHER ACCESS TO ANY TOY, GAME, TRADING CARD, ADMISSION  TICK-
ET, OR OTHER CONSUMER PRODUCT WITH PARTICULAR APPEAL TO CHILDREN.
  B.  "MEAL"  SHALL MEAN ANY COMBINATION OF FOOD AND DRINK ITEMS OFFERED
TOGETHER FOR A SINGLE PRICE.
  C. "RESTAURANT" SHALL MEAN ANY COFFEE SHOP,  CAFETERIA,  LUNCHEONETTE,
SANDWICH  STAND,  DINER, SHORT ORDER CAFE, FAST FOOD ESTABLISHMENT, SODA
FOUNTAIN, AND ANY OTHER EATING OR BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENT, WHICH GIVES OR
OFFERS FOR SALE FOOD OR BEVERAGES TO THE  PUBLIC,  GUESTS,  MEMBERS,  OR
PATRONS,  WHETHER  FOOD  OR BEVERAGES ARE CUSTOMARILY CONSUMED ON OR OFF
THE PREMISES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04332-02-6

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