senate Bill S2873

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Bans smoking in adult care facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.536
Jan 30, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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Apr 30, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S2873
11
3
committee
11
Aye
3
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2019

aye wr (1)

S2873 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3069
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-o, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4496, A5061

S2873 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Bans smoking in adult care facilities.

S2873 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2873 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2873

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 banning smoking in
  adult care facilities

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  n  of  subdivision  1 of section 1399-o of the
public health law, as amended by chapter 335 of the  laws  of  2017,  is
amended to read as follows:
  n. general hospitals and residential health care facilities as defined
in  article  twenty-eight  of this chapter, ADULT CARE FACILITIES ESTAB-
LISHED OR CERTIFIED UNDER TITLE TWO  OF  ARTICLE  SEVEN  OF  THE  SOCIAL
SERVICES  LAW,  COMMUNITY  MENTAL  HEALTH  RESIDENCES  ESTABLISHED UNDER
SECTION 41.44 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW, FACILITIES WHERE DAY  TREATMENT
PROGRAMS  ARE PROVIDED, and other health care facilities licensed by the
state in which persons reside[; provided, however, that  the  provisions
of this subdivision shall not prohibit smoking and vaping by patients in
separate  enclosed  rooms  of  residential health care facilities, adult
care facilities established or certified  under  title  two  of  article
seven  of  the  social  services law, community mental health residences
established under section 41.44 of the mental hygiene law, or facilities
where day treatment programs are provided, which are designated as smok-
ing and vaping rooms for patients of such facilities or programs];
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06164-01-9

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