senate Bill S6656

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the securing of grease traps and interceptors by food establishments

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Feb 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 25, 2020 1st report cal.484
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Dec 11, 2019 print number 6656a
Dec 11, 2019 amend and recommit to rules
Aug 19, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Feb 25, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S6656A
11
2
committee
11
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2020

nay (2)
aye wr (2)

S6656 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8525
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3536

S6656 - Summary

Requires food establishments to secure grease trap and interceptor manholes that are located outdoors or accessible to the general public; includes requirements for the conspicuous posting of warning signs and provides for annual inspections of compliance.

S6656 - Sponsor Memo

S6656 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6656
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 19, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  the  securing  of
   grease traps  and interceptors by food establishments
 
   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. SECURING OF GREASE TRAPS AND INTERCEPTORS BY FOOD ESTABLISH-
 MENTS.  1.   FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "FOOD ESTABLISHMENT" SHALL
 MEAN ANY BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION ENGAGED IN THE  PREPARATION,  SALE  OR
 SERVICE OF FOOD.
   2. A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT WITH A GREASE TRAP OR INTERCEPTOR MANHOLE THAT
 IS  LOCATED  OUTDOORS  OR  ACCESSIBLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC SHALL ENSURE
 THAT SUCH MANHOLE IS DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND EXPECTED  LOADS  AND  PREVENT
 ACCESS  BY  CHILDREN.  THE  MANHOLE  COVER SHALL BE SECURED BY A BOLT OR
 LOCKING MECHANISM OR BE  CONSTRUCTED  OF  ROUND  CAST  IRON  OR  SIMILAR
 CONSTRUCTION  RATED  FOR  HEAVY  ROAD  TRAFFIC WITH SUFFICIENT WEIGHT TO
 PREVENT UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS. A PUBLIC WATER OR SEWER AUTHORITY MAY SPEC-
 IFY EITHER MANNER OF MANHOLE ACCESS EXCLUSIVELY, PROVIDED IT CONFORMS TO
 THIS SUBDIVISION AND PREVENTS UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS.
   3. (A) A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT WITH A GREASE TRAP OR INTERCEPTOR  MANHOLE
 THAT  IS  LOCATED  OUTDOORS  OR  ACCESSIBLE  TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC SHALL
 ENSURE THAT SUCH GREASE TRAP OR INTERCEPTOR MANHOLE IS SECURED OR LOCKED
 AT ALL TIMES.
   (B) NOTWITHSTANDING PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, A  FOOD  ESTAB-
 LISHMENT MAY UNSECURE OR UNLOCK A GREASE TRAP OR INTERCEPTOR MANHOLE FOR
 THE  PURPOSE  OF CLEANING, MAINTENANCE OR INSPECTION, PROVIDED, HOWEVER,
 THAT NO FOOD ESTABLISHMENT SHALL ALLOW OR CAUSE SUCH MANHOLE  TO  BE  OR
 REMAIN UNATTENDED WHILE UNSECURED OR UNLOCKED.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13511-05-9

Co-Sponsors

S6656A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8525
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1352-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3536

S6656A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires food establishments to secure grease trap and interceptor manholes that are located outdoors or accessible to the general public; includes requirements for the conspicuous posting of warning signs and provides for annual inspections of compliance.

S6656A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6656A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6656--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 19, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to the securing of
   grease traps  and interceptors by food establishments
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 "Bryce's law".
   § 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new  section  1352-f
 to read as follows:
   § 1352-F. SECURING OF GREASE TRAPS AND INTERCEPTORS BY FOOD ESTABLISH-
 MENTS.  1.   FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "FOOD ESTABLISHMENT" SHALL
 MEAN ANY BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION ENGAGED IN THE  PREPARATION,  SALE  OR
 SERVICE OF FOOD.
   2. A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT WITH A GREASE TRAP OR INTERCEPTOR MANHOLE THAT
 IS  LOCATED  OUTDOORS  OR  ACCESSIBLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC SHALL ENSURE
 THAT SUCH MANHOLE IS DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND EXPECTED  LOADS  AND  PREVENT
 ACCESS  BY  CHILDREN.  THE  MANHOLE  COVER SHALL BE SECURED BY A BOLT OR
 LOCKING MECHANISM OR BE  CONSTRUCTED  OF  ROUND  CAST  IRON  OR  SIMILAR
 CONSTRUCTION  RATED  FOR  HEAVY  ROAD  TRAFFIC WITH SUFFICIENT WEIGHT TO
 PREVENT UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS. SUCH GREASE  TRAP  OR  INTERCEPTOR  MANHOLE
 SHALL  INCLUDE  A  SECONDARY PROTECTION DEVICE CONSISTING OF A SCREEN OR
 NETTING SUFFICIENT TO PREVENT A PERSON FROM FALLING INTO  SUCH  TRAP  OR
 INTERCEPTOR. A PUBLIC WATER OR SEWER AUTHORITY MAY SPECIFY EITHER MANNER
 OF  MANHOLE ACCESS EXCLUSIVELY, PROVIDED IT CONFORMS TO THIS SUBDIVISION
 AND PREVENTS UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS.
   3. (A) A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT WITH A GREASE TRAP OR INTERCEPTOR  MANHOLE
 THAT  IS  LOCATED  OUTDOORS  OR  ACCESSIBLE  TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC SHALL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13511-09-9

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