assembly Bill A6146A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the city department of health and mental hygiene to establish a grading system to classify the result of an inspection of mobile food service establishments and pushcarts in cities over 1 million

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2017 print number 6146a
May 18, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to health
Feb 27, 2017 referred to health

A6146 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S592
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8991, S6047
2013-2014: A2636, S43
2015-2016: A4686, S1311

A6146 - Summary

Directs the city department of health and mental hygiene to establish a grading system to classify the result of an inspection of mobile food service establishments and pushcarts in cities with a population over 1 million.

A6146 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6146

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. MOYA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the  establishment
  of  a  letter  grading system to classify inspection results for push-
  carts in cities having a population of two million or more

  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:
  § 1352-F. FOOD PUSHCART SERVICE GRADING SYSTEM; CITIES OF TWO  MILLION
OR  MORE.  1.    THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL ESTABLISH A SYSTEM FOR GRADING
INSPECTION RESULTS FOR MOBILE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS AND  PUSHCARTS
AS  DEFINED  IN THE STATE SANITARY CODE, OPERATED IN CITIES WITH A POPU-
LATION OF TWO MILLION OR MORE.
  2.  SUCH SYSTEM SHALL USE AND POST LETTERS A, B OR C TO  IDENTIFY  AND
REPRESENT  SUCH  GRADING  AND CLASSIFICATION WITH ALL OTHER LOWER GRADES
BEING DEEMED TO BE FAILING GRADES. IN ESTABLISHING SUCH SYSTEM OF  GRAD-
ING,  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
TITLE AND THE PROVISIONS OF THE SANITARY CODE  TO  ESTABLISH  A  GRADING
SYSTEM  THAT REFLECTS THE SAFETY AND SANITATION OF THE PREMISES AND FOOD
HANDLING PRACTICES TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE  WITH  STATE  AND  LOCAL  HEALTH
LAWS.
  3.    EACH  SUCH  MOBILE  FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT OR PUSHCART SHALL
CONSPICUOUSLY POST AT THE POINT OF SALE THE LETTER GRADE IDENTIFYING AND
REPRESENTING THE RESULT  OF  SUCH  ESTABLISHMENT'S  OR  PUSHCART'S  MOST
RECENTLY  GRADED  INSPECTION  BY  THE LOCAL HEALTH OFFICER OR THE ENTITY
RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH INSPECTION. SUCH POSTING SHALL BE DONE  IN  ACCORD-
ANCE  WITH  RULES  AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER.  FOR
ANY MOBILE PUBLIC FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT  OR  PUSHCART  RECEIVING  A
GRADE  LOWER THAN "A", THE LOCAL HEALTH OFFICER OR THE ENTITY PERFORMING
THE INSPECTION SHALL ADVISE THE ESTABLISHMENT OR PUSHCART OF  ITS  GRADE

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

A6146A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S592
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8991, S6047
2013-2014: A2636, S43
2015-2016: A4686, S1311

A6146A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the city department of health and mental hygiene to establish a grading system to classify the result of an inspection of mobile food service establishments and pushcarts in cities with a population over 1 million.

A6146A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6146--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. MOYA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the establishment
  of a letter grading system to classify inspection results  for  mobile
  food  service  establishments  and  pushcarts in cities having a popu-
  lation of one million or more

  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:
  § 1352-F. MOBILE  FOOD  SERVICE  ESTABLISHMENT  AND  PUSHCART  GRADING
SYSTEM; CITIES OF ONE MILLION OR MORE. 1.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
THE  TERMS "MOBILE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT" AND "PUSHCART" SHALL HAVE
THE SAME DEFINITIONS AS PROVIDED IN THE  SANITARY  CODE,  AND  THE  TERM
"DEPARTMENT" SHALL MEAN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE OF A
CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.
  2.  THE  DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A SYSTEM FOR GRADING
AND CLASSIFYING INSPECTION RESULTS FOR MOBILE  FOOD  SERVICE  ESTABLISH-
MENTS  AND  PUSHCARTS.    SUCH  SYSTEM SHALL USE LETTERS TO IDENTIFY AND
REPRESENT AN ESTABLISHMENT'S AND PUSHCART'S DEGREE  OF  COMPLIANCE  WITH
THE SANITARY CODE AND OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS THAT REQUIRE SUCH ESTABLISH-
MENTS AND PUSHCARTS TO OPERATE IN A SANITARY MANNER SO AS TO PROTECT THE
PUBLIC  HEALTH. THE LETTER A SHALL BE THE GRADE REPRESENTING THE HIGHEST
DEGREE OF COMPLIANCE WITH SUCH CODE AND LAWS.
  3. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ADVISE EACH ESTABLISHMENT OR PUSHCART  OF  THE
INSPECTION GRADE RECEIVED AND SHALL PROVIDE THE FINDINGS UPON WHICH SUCH
GRADE IS BASED.
  4.  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL PROMULGATE RULES REQUIRING EACH SUCH MOBILE
FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT AND PUSHCART TO CONSPICUOUSLY POST THE LETTER
GRADE ISSUED TO THE MOBILE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT OR PUSHCART BY THE

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

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