|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|Mar 04, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 28, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 27, 2019||1st report cal.191|
|Jan 11, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S1148
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1148 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1148 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1148 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting the use of coupons or use of a "price reduction instrument" to lower the price of certain tobacco products PURPOSE OF BILL: This legislation would prohibit the use of coupons or price reduction instruments for the purchase of certain tobacco products. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one provides legislative findings. Section two amends the public health law by adding a new section 1399-bb-1 which prohibits the sale of discounted cigarettes and tobacco products and provides definitions used in this section. Section two of
S1148 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1148 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, MAYER -- 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 prohibiting the use of coupons or use of a "price reduction instrument" to lower the price of certain tobacco products THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature finds that tobacco use is a leading cause of preventable premature death in the United States and the state of New York. Given the substantial human and economic costs associated with tobacco use, New York state has taken numerous steps to reduce tobacco use among adults and to prevent minors from taking up cigarette smoking or using other tobacco products. Howev- er, the legislature finds that the state should take further action to discourage adults and young adults from taking up and continuing to smoke cigarettes, use e-cigarettes, or use other tobacco products. Despite New York state's laws which prohibit the sale of cigarettes and e-cigarettes to children under age 18, tobacco use among young adults persists. According to recent findings, nine out of ten smokers first tried cigarettes by age eighteen, and ninety-nine percent first tried cigarettes by age twenty-six. In addition, a recent report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products noted that while ciga- rette use among high school students has declined, it still is a substantial share (9.2%) of the most commonly used tobacco products by these students. Of particular importance, the report notes that e-cigar- ette use tripled among middle and high school students from 2013-2014 and that e-cigarette use has surpassed the current use of every other tobacco product overall. The legislature finds that the use of price reduction promotions, especially coupons targeted in mailing, design and marketing to young EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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