senate Bill S1544

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Mandates the provision of lactation accommodations in airports

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 02, 2020 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2020 1st report cal.261
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2019 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.718
Apr 09, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 15, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 22, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S1544
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Jan 22, 2020

aye wr (2)

May 14, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S1544
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 9, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S1544
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Apr 9, 2019

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

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S1544 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8372
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2505-b, Pub Health L; add §4-b, Chap 802 of 1947
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6026, A7989
2017-2018: S1817, A7032

S1544 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Mandates the provision of lactation accommodations in airports.

S1544 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1544 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1544

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and chapter 802  of  the  laws  of
  1947  relating  to  facilitating the financing and effectuation of air
  terminals by the Port of New York Authority, in relation to  requiring
  certain lactation accommodations in airports

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "lactation
accommodation in airports act".
  §  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2505-b
to read as follows:
  § 2505-B. LACTATION ACCOMMODATIONS IN AIRPORTS. 1. THE TERMINAL OPERA-
TOR OF A COMMERCIAL SERVICE AIRPORT OWNED OR OPERATED BY A COUNTY, CITY,
TOWN, VILLAGE, OR STATE OR LOCAL AUTHORITY THAT HAS ONE MILLION OR  MORE
ENPLANEMENTS  A  YEAR  SHALL  PROVIDE  A  ROOM OR OTHER LOCATION AT EACH
AIRPORT PASSENGER TERMINAL BEHIND THE AIRPORT  SECURITY  SCREENING  AREA
FOR  MEMBERS  OF THE PUBLIC TO EXPRESS BREAST MILK IN PRIVATE THAT MEETS
THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
  (A) INCLUDES, AT A MINIMUM, A CHAIR AND AN ELECTRICAL OUTLET;
  (B) IS LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE CONFINES OF A PUBLIC RESTROOM; AND
  (C) UPON COMPLETION OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW  PASSENGER  TERMINAL,
OR  THE  REPLACEMENT,  EXPANSION, OR RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING PASSENGER
TERMINAL, INCLUDES A SINK.
  2. THE TERMINAL OPERATOR OF A  COMMERCIAL  SERVICE  AIRPORT  OWNED  OR
OPERATED  BY  A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE, OR STATE OR LOCAL AUTHORITY
THAT HAS FEWER THAN ONE MILLION, BUT MORE THAN TEN THOUSAND ENPLANEMENTS
A YEAR SHALL, UPON COMPLETION OF THE CONSTRUCTION  OF  A  NEW  PASSENGER
TERMINAL,  OR  THE  REPLACEMENT, EXPANSION, OR RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING
PASSENGER TERMINAL, PROVIDE A ROOM OR OTHER  LOCATION  AT  EACH  AIRPORT
PASSENGER  TERMINAL  BEHIND  THE  AIRPORT  SECURITY  SCREENING  AREA FOR

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

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