Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to health
|Jan 28, 2019||
referred to health
Senate Bill S2657
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S2657 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S2657 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2657 SPONSOR: STAVISKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to restricting areas where smoking is permitted PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this legislation is to prohibit smoking in private passenger automobiles where minors less than 14 years of age are passen- gers in such vehicles. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Section 1399-o of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 19: 19.a - Prohibits smoking in a private passenger car, private passenger van or private passenger truck where minors under fourteen years of age
2019-S2657 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2657 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 restricting areas where smoking is permitted THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1399-o of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows: 7. A. SMOKING SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED AND NO PERSON SHALL SMOKE WITHIN PRIVATE PASSENGER CARS, PRIVATE PASSENGER VANS OR PRIVATE PASSENGER TRUCKS WHERE A MINOR UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE IS A PASSENGER IN ANY SUCH VEHICLES. B. A PERSON WHO HOLDS A LIGHTED CIGAR, CIGARETTE, PIPE OR ANY OTHER MATTER OR SUBSTANCE WHICH CONTAINS TOBACCO OR ANY OTHER PLANT OR MATTER THAT CAN BE SMOKED TO, OR IN THE IMMEDIATE PROXIMITY OF HIS OR HER MOUTH, WHILE IN SUCH VEHICLE IS PRESUMED TO BE ENGAGING IN SMOKING WITH- IN THE MEANING OF THIS SECTION. THE PRESUMPTION ESTABLISHED BY THIS PARAGRAPH IS REBUTTABLE BY EVIDENCE SHOWING THAT THE PERSON WAS NOT SMOKING A LIGHTED CIGAR, CIGARETTE, PIPE OR OTHER MATTER OR SUBSTANCE WHICH CONTAINS TOBACCO OR ANY OTHER PLANT OR MATTER THAT CAN BE SMOKED. § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 1399-q of the public health law, as amended by chapter 335 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows: 1. Private homes, private residences and private automobiles EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF SECTION THIRTEEN HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-O OF THIS ARTICLE; § 3. Section 1399-v of the public health law, as added by chapter 244 of the laws of 1989, is amended to read as follows: § 1399-v. Penalties. 1. The commissioner may impose a civil penalty for a violation of this article in an amount not to exceed that set forth in subdivision one of section twelve of this chapter. Any other EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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