senate Bill S8609A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to including electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine within the tobacco use and prevention program; and requiring the registration of vendors of electronic cigarettes

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 06, 2018 amended on third reading 8609a
Jun 05, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jun 04, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 31, 2018 1st report cal.1505
May 10, 2018 referred to health

S8609 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11211
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-ii, Pub Health L; add Art 20-C §492, Tax L

S8609 - Summary

Includes electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine within the tobacco use and prevention program and requires the registration of vendors of electronic cigarettes.

S8609 - Sponsor Memo

S8609 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8609

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  the  tobacco  use
  and  prevention  program; and to amend the tax law, in relation to the
  registration of vendors of electronic cigarettes

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

  Section 1. Section 1399-ii of the public health law, as added by chap-
ter 1 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  S  1399-ii.  Tobacco use prevention and control program. 1. To improve
the health, quality of life, and economic well-being  of  all  New  York
state  citizens,  there  is  hereby  established within the department a
comprehensive statewide tobacco use prevention and control program.
  2. The department shall support tobacco  use  prevention  and  control
activities including, but not limited to:
  (a) Community programs to prevent and reduce tobacco use through local
involvement and partnerships;
  (b) School-based programs to prevent and reduce tobacco use AND USE OF
ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES;
  (c)  Marketing  and advertising to discourage tobacco AND LIQUID NICO-
TINE use;
  (d) Tobacco cessation programs for youth and adults;
  (e) Special projects to reduce the disparities in  smoking  prevalence
among various populations;
  (f)  Restriction of youth access to tobacco products, ELECTRONIC CIGA-
RETTES AND LIQUID NICOTINE;
  (g) Surveillance of smoking rates; and
  (h) Any other activities determined by the commissioner to  be  neces-
sary to implement the provisions of this section.
  Such  programs shall be selected by the commissioner through an appli-
cation process which takes into account whether a program utilizes meth-
ods recognized as effective in reducing smoking and tobacco use.  Eligi-
ble applicants may include,  but  not  be  limited  to,  a  health  care
provider,  schools,  a  college  or  university,  a  local public health

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

S8609A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11211
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-ii, Pub Health L; add Art 20-C §492, Tax L

S8609A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine within the tobacco use and prevention program and requires the registration of vendors of electronic cigarettes.

S8609A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8609A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8609--A
    Cal. No. 1505

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered
  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to the tobacco use
  and prevention program; and to amend the tax law, in relation  to  the
  registration of vendors of electronic cigarettes

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

  Section 1. Section 1399-ii of the public health law, as added by chap-
ter 1 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1399-ii. Tobacco use prevention and control program. 1.  To  improve
the  health,  quality  of  life, and economic well-being of all New York
state citizens, there is hereby  established  within  the  department  a
comprehensive statewide tobacco use prevention and control program.
  2.  The  department  shall  support tobacco use prevention and control
activities including, but not limited to:
  (a) Community programs to prevent and reduce tobacco use through local
involvement and partnerships;
  (b) School-based programs to prevent and reduce tobacco use AND USE OF
ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES;
  (c) Marketing and advertising to discourage tobacco AND  LIQUID  NICO-
TINE use;
  (d) Tobacco cessation programs for youth and adults;
  (e)  Special  projects to reduce the disparities in smoking prevalence
among various populations;
  (f) Restriction of youth access to tobacco products, ELECTRONIC  CIGA-
RETTES AND LIQUID NICOTINE;
  (g) Surveillance of smoking rates; and
  (h)  Any  other activities determined by the commissioner to be neces-
sary to implement the provisions of this section.
  Such programs shall be selected by the commissioner through an  appli-
cation process which takes into account whether a program utilizes meth-
ods recognized as effective in reducing smoking and tobacco use.  Eligi-
ble  applicants  may  include,  but  not  be  limited  to, a health care

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