senate Bill S3493

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Mandates that every owner of a cabaret establishment, but which is not a restaurant shall install security cameras

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Commerce, Economic Development And Small Business Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 03, 2018 referred to commerce, economic development and small business
Jan 23, 2017 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

S3493 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6231
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง64-e, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2040, A5971
2013-2014: S3352, A2911
2011-2012: S972, A1323
2009-2010: S5371, A2629

S3493 - Summary

Enacts "Imette's Law"; mandates that every owner of a cabaret establishment, but which is not a restaurant, shall install security cameras at every entrance and exit of such establishment.

S3493 - Sponsor Memo

S3493 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3493

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
  opment and Small Business

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
  mandating the installation of security cameras in  cabaret  establish-
  ments

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Imette's Law".
  S  2.    The alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a new
section 64-e to read as follows:
  S 64-E. INSTALLATION OF SECURITY CAMERAS IN CABARET ESTABLISHMENTS. 1.
NO ONE SHALL OPERATE A CABARET LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION  UNLESS
ALL  ENTRANCES AND EXITS USED BY PATRONS ARE EQUIPPED WITH DIGITAL VIDEO
SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  NOT
APPLY  TO  AN  ESTABLISHMENT THAT OPERATES PRIMARILY AS A RESTAURANT, AS
DEFINED BY SECTION SIXTY-FOUR-C OF THIS ARTICLE,  DURING  ALL  HOURS  OF
OPERATION.
  2.  DIGITAL VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS SHALL COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING
PROVISIONS AND WITH THE RULES OF THE AUTHORITY:
  (A) THE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHALL  BE  DIGITAL  IN  NATURE  AND
SHALL  BE OF SUFFICIENT NUMBER, TYPE, PLACEMENT AND LOCATION TO VIEW AND
RECORD ALL ACTIVITY IN FRONT OF AND WITHIN FIFTEEN FEET OF  EITHER  SIDE
OF EACH ENTRANCE OR EXIT;
  (B)  THE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHALL BE SUFFICIENTLY LIGHT SENSI-
TIVE AND PROVIDE SUFFICIENT IMAGE RESOLUTION  (SUPPORTED  BY  ADDITIONAL
LIGHTING  IF NECESSARY) TO PRODUCE EASILY DISCERNIBLE IMAGES RECORDED AT
ALL TIMES;
  (C) THE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHALL RECORD AT A MINIMUM SPEED  OF
FIFTEEN FRAMES PER SECOND;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07807-01-7

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