|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 04, 2018||reported referred to rules|
|May 04, 2018||print number 8893a|
|May 04, 2018||amend (t) and recommit to consumer affairs and protection|
|Jan 05, 2018||referred to consumer affairs and protection|
assembly Bill A8893A
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A8893 (ACTIVE) - Details
A8893 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8893 I N A S S E M B L Y January 5, 2018 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, D'URSO, GALEF, LAVINE, ORTIZ, D. ROSEN- THAL, SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, ERRIGO, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to safety stand- ards at baseball stadiums THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 399-k to read as follows: § 399-K. SAFETY STANDARDS; BASEBALL STADIUM NETTING. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: (A) "BASEBALL STADIUM" MEANS THOSE PLACES OF PUBLIC ASSEMBLY WITH AN OCCUPANCY CAPACITY OF AT LEAST FIVE THOUSAND PERSONS, IN WHICH BASEBALL GAMES ARE PLAYED AND SEATING OR STANDING ROOM IS ASSIGNED BY ISSUANCE OF TICKETS PURCHASED BY SPECTATORS. (B) "PROTECTIVE NETTING" MEANS AN OPEN-MESHED MATERIAL MADE BY KNOT- TING TOGETHER WIRE, ROPE, THREAD, OR ANY OTHER MATERIAL USED TO PROTECT SPECTATORS AT BASEBALL GAMES FROM ERRANT BASEBALLS. 2. THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGU- LATIONS ESTABLISHING SAFETY STANDARDS TO EXTEND PROTECTIVE NETTING FROM THE AREA BEHIND HOME PLATE TO THE FOUL POLES AT EITHER END OF BOTH FOUL LINES, DURING BASEBALL GAMES PLAYED IN ALL BASEBALL STADIUMS IN THE STATE. 3. POSTING OF NOTICES. (A) THERE SHALL BE POSTED IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE AND MANNER IN ALL BASEBALL STADIUMS NOTICES WARNING SPECTATORS ABOUT THE DANGER OF BASEBALLS LANDING IN THE SEATING AREA. PLACEMENT LOCATIONS, SIZES AND STYLES OF SAID NOTICES SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION BUT SHALL BE NO SMALLER THAN EIGHT INCHES BY TEN INCHES AND SHALL BE POSTED IN SUCH A MANNER THAT IT CANNOT BE READI- LY REMOVED. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13796-01-7
A8893A (ACTIVE) - Details
A8893A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8893--A I N A S S E M B L Y January 5, 2018 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, D'URSO, GALEF, LAVINE, ORTIZ, D. ROSEN- THAL, SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, ERRIGO, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to direct the department of state to study, evaluate, and make recommendations concerning safety standards at baseball stadiums THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Definitions. For the purposes of this act, "baseball stadi- um" means a place of public assembly with an occupancy capacity of at least five thousand persons, in which baseball games are played and seating or standing room is assigned by issuance of tickets purchased by spectators. § 2. Study. The department of state is hereby authorized and directed to conduct a study of the protective netting currently in use at base- ball stadiums in the state to determine whether such netting is suffi- cient to protect spectators during baseball games. Such study shall examine, at a minimum, the following: (a) the reported incidence of injuries suffered in baseball stadiums in the state by spectators as a result of being struck by a baseball or a thrown bat, the nature and severity of such injuries, and the general location where such injuries were suffered by such spectators within the baseball stadiums; (b) the policies of the owners or operators of baseball stadiums in the state regarding the reporting of injuries, and whether or not such policies adequately disclose the rate of injuries suffered by spectators in such stadiums; (c) whether baseball stadiums in the state are maintaining adequate protective netting to ensure the safety of spectators; and (d) any other steps that may be taken to increase safety for specta- tors at baseball games in the state, including, but not limited to the posting of notices on tickets, seats, or other locations within a base- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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