assembly Bill A1307A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires food allergy awareness in food service establishments and online food ordering services

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Current Bill Status Via S5726 - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.94
substituted for a1307a
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.66
Jun 12, 2019 substituted by s5726
Jun 11, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.94
rules report cal.94
reported
Jun 04, 2019 reported referred to rules
May 30, 2019 reported referred to codes
May 15, 2019 print number 1307a
May 15, 2019 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 14, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A1307 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5726
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1356, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A537

A1307 - Summary

Requires food allergy awareness in food establishments and online food ordering services; penalty not to exceed $125.

A1307 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1307

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  L. ROSENTHAL,  STECK, D'URSO, ARROYO, STERN,
  BRABENEC, LAVINE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  EPSTEIN  --  read
  once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health law, in relation to food allergy
  awareness in food service  establishments  and  online  food  ordering
  services

  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
1356 to read as follows:
  §  1356.  FOOD  ALLERGIES  NOTICE  IN  FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS AND
ONLINE FOOD ORDERING SERVICES. 1.  DEFINITIONS. (A) "FOOD SERVICE ESTAB-
LISHMENT" SHALL MEAN A RESTAURANT, CATERING HALL, OR GROCERY STORE WHERE
FOOD IS PREPARED AND SERVED EITHER ON OR OFF SITE.
  (B) "MENU" SHALL MEAN A LIST OR PICTORAL DISPLAY OF  A  PREPARED  FOOD
ITEM  OR  ITEMS  AVAILABLE  FOR  SALE  FROM A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT FOR THE
PURPOSE OF PERMITTING A CUSTOMER TO  ORDER  SUCH  FOOD  ITEM  OR  ITEMS,
INCLUDING  SUCH  LIST  OR  PICTORAL DISPLAY POSTED ON THE INTERNET FOR A
CUSTOMER TO PLACE FOOD ORDERS FOR DELIVERY  OR TAKE OUT.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S  WEBSITE,
IN ENGLISH AND IN THE TOP SIX LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH SPOKEN IN THE
STATE  ACCORDING  TO  THE  LATEST  AVAILABLE DATA FROM THE UNITED STATES
CENSUS BUREAU, A NOTICE CONTAINING INFORMATION FOR STAFF OF FOOD SERVICE
ESTABLISHMENTS REGARDING FOOD ALLERGIES. SUCH NOTICE SHALL INCLUDE:
  (A) THE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IF A CUSTOMER INFORMS STAFF OF  SUCH
FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT THAT SUCH CUSTOMER HAS A FOOD ALLERGY;
  (B) THE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED TO PREVENT CROSS CONTACT; AND
  (C)  THE  PROCEDURE  TO  BE  FOLLOWED  IF  A  CUSTOMER HAS AN ALLERGIC
REACTION, INCLUDING A  RECOMMENDATION  REGARDING  THE  CIRCUMSTANCES  IN
WHICH TO CALL 911.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00531-01-9

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Multi-Sponsors

A1307A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5726
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1356, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A537

A1307A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires food allergy awareness in food establishments and online food ordering services; penalty not to exceed $125.

A1307A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1307--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  L. ROSENTHAL,  STECK, D'URSO, ARROYO, STERN,
  BRABENEC, LAVINE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  EPSTEIN  --  read
  once  and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health law, in relation to food allergy
  awareness in food service  establishments  and  online  food  ordering
  services

  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
1356 to read as follows:
  §  1356.  FOOD  ALLERGIES  NOTICE  IN  FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS AND
ONLINE FOOD ORDERING SERVICES. 1.  DEFINITIONS. (A) "FOOD SERVICE ESTAB-
LISHMENT" SHALL MEAN A RESTAURANT, CATERING HALL, OR GROCERY STORE WHERE
FOOD IS PREPARED AND SERVED EITHER ON OR OFF SITE.
  (B) "MENU" SHALL MEAN A LIST OR PICTORAL DISPLAY OF  A  PREPARED  FOOD
ITEM  OR  ITEMS  AVAILABLE  FOR  SALE  FROM A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT FOR THE
PURPOSE OF PERMITTING A CUSTOMER TO  ORDER  SUCH  FOOD  ITEM  OR  ITEMS,
INCLUDING  SUCH  LIST  OR  PICTORAL DISPLAY POSTED ON THE INTERNET FOR A
CUSTOMER TO PLACE FOOD ORDERS FOR DELIVERY  OR TAKE OUT.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S  WEBSITE,
IN ENGLISH AND IN THE TOP SIX LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH SPOKEN IN THE
STATE  ACCORDING  TO  THE  LATEST  AVAILABLE DATA FROM THE UNITED STATES
CENSUS BUREAU, A NOTICE CONTAINING INFORMATION FOR STAFF OF FOOD SERVICE
ESTABLISHMENTS REGARDING FOOD ALLERGIES. SUCH NOTICE SHALL INCLUDE:
  (A) THE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IF A CUSTOMER INFORMS STAFF OF  SUCH
FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT THAT SUCH CUSTOMER HAS A FOOD ALLERGY;
  (B) THE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED TO PREVENT CROSS CONTACT; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00531-03-9