Assembly Bill A5034

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the lactation accommodation in public transportation facilities act

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2021-A5034 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3859
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §361-c, Pub Auth L; amd §20, Hway L; add §2505-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10495, S7713
2017-2018: A3996, S5052
2019-2020: A4402, S650
2023-2024: A6905, S3383

2021-A5034 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the lactation accommodation in public transportation facilities act.

2021-A5034 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5034
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SOLAGES -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law,  the  highway  law  and  the
   public  health law, in relation to establishing the lactation accommo-
   dation in public transportation facilities act

   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 public transportation facilities act".
   § 2. Section 361-c of the public authorities law, as added by  chapter
 876 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
   § 361-c.  [Tourist  information]  SERVICE facilities. 1. The authority
 shall provide tourist information services at all  service  areas  where
 food  is offered for sale, provided that: the department of commerce and
 or local and regional  tourist  promotion  agencies  shall  provide  the
 authority with ample supplies of such literature and brochures necessary
 for distribution to the traveling public.
   2.  WHEN  THERE IS CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW SERVICE AREA, OR THE REPLACE-
 MENT, EXPANSION, OR SUBSTANTIAL RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING SERVICE  AREA,
 THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  PROVIDE A PRIVATE ROOM FOR NURSING MOTHERS AT ALL
 SERVICE AREAS WHERE FOOD IS OFFERED FOR SALE. A PRIVATE ROOM FOR NURSING
 MOTHERS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
   (A) INCLUDES, AT A MINIMUM, A CHAIR AND AN ELECTRICAL OUTLET; AND
   (B) IS LOCATED OUTSIDE THE CONFINEMENT OF A PUBLIC RESTROOM.
   § 3. Section 20 of the highway law is amended by adding a new subdivi-
 sion 5 to read as follows:
   5. WHEN THERE IS CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW  ROADSIDE  REST  AREA,  OR  THE
 REPLACEMENT,  EXPANSION,  OR SUBSTANTIAL RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING ROAD-
 SIDE REST AREA WHICH HAS A RESTROOM ALONG NEW  YORK  INTERSTATE  EIGHTY-
 SEVEN  BETWEEN  EXIT ONE IN THE TOWN OF GUILDERLAND AND EXIT FORTY-THREE
 IN THE TOWN OF CHAMPLAIN, COMMONLY KNOWN AS STATE ROUTE EIGHTY-SEVEN  OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

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