|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to health|
|May 28, 2019||referred to health|
assembly Bill A7886
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A7886 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Health
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §1352-f, Pub Health L
A7886 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7886 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y May 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to setting nutrition standards for restaurant meals targeting children 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 1352-f to read as follows: § 1352-F. RESTAURANT MEALS TARGETING CHILDREN. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL BE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS: A. "TARGETING CHILDREN" SHALL MEAN AN ACTION OR ACTIONS DESIGNED TO MAKE A MEAL, FOOD, OR BEVERAGE OFFERED FOR PURCHASE BY A RESTAURANT APPEAL TO CHILDREN. SUCH ACTIONS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE PRESENCE OF A MEAL, FOOD OR BEVERAGE ON A MENU DESIGNATED AS A KIDS' MENU OR A MENU OTHERWISE DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARDING WHAT ACTIONS CONSTITUTE TARGETING CHILDREN. B. "MEAL" SHALL MEAN ANY COMBINATION OF FOOD AND DRINK ITEMS OFFERED TOGETHER FOR A SINGLE PRICE. C. "RESTAURANT" SHALL MEAN ANY COFFEE SHOP, CAFETERIA, LUNCHEONETTE, SANDWICH STAND, DINER, SHORT ORDER CAFE, FAST FOOD ESTABLISHMENT, SODA FOUNTAIN, AND ANY OTHER EATING OR BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENT, WHICH GIVES OR OFFERS FOR SALE FOOD OR BEVERAGES TO THE PUBLIC, GUESTS, MEMBERS, OR PATRONS, WHETHER FOOD OR BEVERAGES ARE CUSTOMARILY CONSUMED ON OR OFF THE PREMISES. 2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING NUTRITIONAL STANDARDS FOR MEALS, FOOD ITEMS, AND BEVERAGES TARGETING CHILDREN THAT MAY BE OFFERED FOR PURCHASE IN COMBINATION BY A RESTAURANT. A RESTAURANT MAY OFFER THE PURCHASE OF A MEAL, FOOD ITEM, OR BEVERAGE TARGETING CHIL- DREN, ONLY IF THE MEAL, FOOD ITEM, OR BEVERAGE, MEETS NUTRITIONAL STAND- ARDS ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER UNDER THIS SECTION. NUTRITIONAL EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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