senate Bill S8675

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Makes it lawful for a person to possess an open container of alcohol and consume alcohol in public during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 02, 2020 referred to rules

S8675 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10695
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A1381

S8675 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes it lawful for a person to possess an open container of alcohol and consume alcohol in public in municipalities in which bars and/or restaurants are not operating at full capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

S8675 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8675 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8675

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 2, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT in relation to making it lawful for a person to possess  an  open
  container  of  alcohol  and  to  consume  alcohol in public in munici-
  palities in which bars and/or restaurants are not  operating  at  full
  capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic; and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other general, special  or  local  law,
rule  or regulation, code, ordinance or city charter to the contrary, in
any municipality of the state  in  which  bars  and/or  restaurants  are
unable  to operate at full capacity because of restrictions put in place
due to the state disaster emergency declared by executive  order  number
202,  and  any  further amendments or modifications thereto, it shall be
lawful for a person to:
  (a) possess an open container of alcohol in public; and
  (b) consume alcohol in public.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided,  however,  that
this  act shall be subject to the expiration of the state disaster emer-
gency declared for the entire state by executive order  number  202  and
any  further amendments or modifications, and as may be further extended
pursuant to section 28 of the executive law,  and  shall  be  deemed  to
expire  and  be repealed therewith; provided, further, that the attorney
general shall notify the legislative bill drafting commission  upon  the
occurrence of the expiration of the state disaster emergency declared by
executive  order number 202 and any further amendments or modifications,
and as may be further extended pursuant to section 28 of  the  executive
law,  in  order  that the commission may maintain an accurate and timely
effective data base of the official text of the laws of the state of New
York in furtherance of effectuating the provisions of section 44 of  the
legislative law and section 70-b of the public officers law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16497-02-0

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