assembly Bill A558A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Increases the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 years old to 21 years old

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 16, 2019 signed chap.100
delivered to governor
Apr 01, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.343
substituted for s2833
Mar 06, 2019 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 05, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.36
rules report cal.36
reported
reported referred to rules
Mar 02, 2019 print number 558a
Mar 02, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Feb 28, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

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A558 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2833
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-aa, 1399-bb, 1399-cc, 1399-dd, 1399-ff, 1399-ll & 1399-mm, Pub Health L; amd §260.21, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7105, S4863
2015-2016: A237, S3456
2017-2018: A273, S3978

A558 - Summary

Increases the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 years old to 21 years old.

A558 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   558

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. L. ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, MOSLEY, JAFFEE, GALEF,
  THIELE, FINCH, RIVERA, SIMON, ORTIZ, VANEL, DICKENS,  D'URSO,  LAVINE,
  SEAWRIGHT,  DE LA ROSA, CRESPO, BICHOTTE, GLICK, LIFTON, FAHY, WEPRIN,
  ZEBROWSKI, TAYLOR, PERRY, ABINANTI, PAULIN, COOK,  GOTTFRIED,  EPSTEIN
  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  ARROYO, NIOU -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, the penal law and the administra-
  tive code of the city of New  York,  in  relation  to  increasing  the
  purchasing age for tobacco products from eighteen to twenty-one

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 4 of section 1399-aa of the public health law,
as added by chapter 799 of the laws of  1992,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4. "Private club" means an organization with no more than an insignif-
icant  portion  of  its  membership comprised of people under the age of
[eighteen] TWENTY-ONE years that regularly receives dues and/or payments
from its members for the use of space, facilities and services.
  § 2. Paragraphs (b), (c) and (f) of subdivision 2 of  section  1399-bb
of  the public health law, as amended by chapter 13 of the laws of 2003,
are amended to read as follows:
  (b) conventions and trade shows; provided  that  the  distribution  is
confined  to  designated areas generally accessible only to persons over
the age of [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE;
  (c) events sponsored by  tobacco  or  herbal  cigarette  manufacturers
provided that the distribution is confined to designated areas generally
accessible only to persons over the age of [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE;
  (f)  factories  as  defined  in  subdivision  nine of section thirteen
hundred ninety-nine-aa of this article and construction sites;  provided

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

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A558A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2833
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-aa, 1399-bb, 1399-cc, 1399-dd, 1399-ff, 1399-ll & 1399-mm, Pub Health L; amd §260.21, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7105, S4863
2015-2016: A237, S3456
2017-2018: A273, S3978

A558A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 years old to 21 years old.

A558A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 558--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. L. ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, MOSLEY, JAFFEE, GALEF,
  THIELE, FINCH, RIVERA, SIMON, ORTIZ, VANEL, DICKENS,  D'URSO,  LAVINE,
  SEAWRIGHT,  DE LA ROSA, CRESPO, BICHOTTE, GLICK, LIFTON, FAHY, WEPRIN,
  ZEBROWSKI, TAYLOR, PERRY, ABINANTI, PAULIN, COOK, GOTTFRIED,  EPSTEIN,
  BUTTENSCHON, MONTESANO, JACOBSON, SMULLEN, SAYEGH, ROMEO, REYES, FALL,
  RODRIGUEZ,  B. MILLER,  GRIFFIN  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A.
  ARROYO, DeSTEFANO, M. L. MILLER, NIOU -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health -- reported and referred to the Committee on Codes
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law and the penal law, in relation to
  increasing the purchasing age for tobacco products  from  eighteen  to
  twenty-one

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 4 of section 1399-aa of the public health law,
as added by chapter 799 of the laws of  1992,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4. "Private club" means an organization with no more than an insignif-
icant  portion  of  its  membership comprised of people under the age of
[eighteen] TWENTY-ONE years that regularly receives dues and/or payments
from its members for the use of space, facilities and services.
  § 2. Paragraphs (b), (c) and (f) of subdivision 2 of  section  1399-bb
of  the public health law, as amended by chapter 13 of the laws of 2003,
are amended to read as follows:
  (b) conventions and trade shows; provided  that  the  distribution  is
confined  to  designated areas generally accessible only to persons over
the age of [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00518-04-9

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