assembly Bill A1136

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to family accommodations in places of entertainment

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 14, 2019 referred to health

A1136 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2509, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A9775

A1136 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to family accommodations, if readily achievable, in places of entertainment including high chairs, changing tables, child protection seats, breastfeeding rooms or pods and stroller parking.

A1136 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1136

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SIMOTAS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  family  accommo-
  dations in places of entertainment

  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
2509 to read as follows:
  §  2509.  FAMILY ACCOMMODATIONS. 1. UNLESS IT CAN BE DEMONSTRATED THAT
FAMILY ACCOMMODATIONS ARE  NOT  READILY  ACHIEVABLE,  AS  REFERENCED  IN
SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED  NINETY-SIX  OF  THE  EXECUTIVE LAW, ALL PLACES OF
ENTERTAINMENT, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (I) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
23.03 OF THE ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS LAW, SHALL PROVIDE THE  FOLLOWING
FAMILY ACCOMMODATIONS:
  (A) HIGH CHAIRS AND BOOSTER SEATS;
  (B) CHANGING TABLES IN ALL PUBLIC RESTROOMS;
  (C) CHILD PROTECTION SEATS DESIGNED TO MOUNT ON THE WALL OF A RESTROOM
STALL IN ALL RESTROOMS;
  (D)  A  PRIVATE  ROOM,  POD  OR  OTHER  LOCATION  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF
EXPRESSION OF BREAST MILK OR NURSING, NOT INCLUDING A RESTROOM OR TOILET
STALL, WITH AT LEAST ONE ELECTRICAL OUTLET, A CLEAN WATER SUPPLY  AND  A
DOOR WITH A FUNCTIONAL LOCK;
  (E) STROLLER PARKING;
  (F)  DESIGNATED  PARKING  SPACES  FOR  PREGNANT WOMEN OR FAMILIES WITH
CHILDREN IN PARKING AREAS FOR EMPLOYEES OR CUSTOMERS; AND
  (G) PRIORITY LANES FOR PARENTS WITH CHILDREN,  DISABLED,  ELDERLY,  OR
PREGNANT CUSTOMERS.
  2.  MUNICIPAL  BUILDING INSPECTORS OR LOCAL CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS
SHALL ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AS PART OF  THEIR  EXISTING
INSPECTION PROCESS.
  §  2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets