senate Bill S2833

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Increases the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 years old to 21 years old

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Current Bill Status Via A558 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 01, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.343
substituted for s2833
Apr 01, 2019 substituted by a558a
Mar 26, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.343
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 27, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 29, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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Mar 26, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S2833
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 27, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S2833
9
3
committee
9
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2019

aye wr (2)
excused (1)

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S2833 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A558
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-aa, 1399-bb, 1399-cc, 1399-dd, 1399-ff, 1399-ll & 1399-mm, Pub Health L; amd §260.21, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4863, A7105
2015-2016: S3456, A237
2017-2018: S3978, A273

S2833 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 years old to 21 years old.

S2833 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2833 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2833

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 the penal law, in relation  to
  increasing  the  purchasing  age for tobacco products from eighteen to
  twenty-one

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 4 of section 1399-aa of the public health law,
as  added  by  chapter  799  of  the laws of 1992, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. "Private club" means an organization with no more than an insignif-
icant portion of its membership comprised of people  under  the  age  of
[eighteen] TWENTY-ONE years that regularly receives dues and/or payments
from its members for the use of space, facilities and services.
  §  2.  Paragraphs (b), (c) and (f) of subdivision 2 of section 1399-bb
of the public health law, as amended by chapter 13 of the laws of  2003,
are amended to read as follows:
  (b)  conventions  and  trade  shows; provided that the distribution is
confined to designated areas generally accessible only to  persons  over
the age of [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE;
  (c)  events  sponsored  by  tobacco  or herbal cigarette manufacturers
provided that the distribution is confined to designated areas generally
accessible only to persons over the age of [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE;
  (f) factories as defined  in  subdivision  nine  of  section  thirteen
hundred  ninety-nine-aa of this article and construction sites; provided
that the distribution is confined to designated areas generally accessi-
ble only to persons over the age of [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE.
  § 3. Subdivisions 4 and 5 of section 1399-bb of the public health law,
as amended by chapter 4 of the laws of 2018,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00518-02-9

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