|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S1021
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1021 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1021 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1021 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting the sale of flavored smokeless tobacco within five hundred feet of a public or private school PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prohibit the sale of smokeless flavored tobacco products near schools. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 prohibits the sale of flavored smokeless tobacco products that may be sold within five hundred feet of any public or private school. The commissioner of health is permitted to impose a civil penalty. Section 2 provides the effective date.
S1021 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1021 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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 prohibiting the sale of flavored smokeless tobacco within five hundred feet of a public or private school 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 1399-cc-1 to read as follows: § 1399-CC-1. SALE OF FLAVORED SMOKELESS TOBACCO; RESTRICTIONS. 1. NO FLAVORED SMOKELESS TOBACCO PRODUCT OR COMPONENT MAY BE SOLD WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF ANY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "FLAVORED SMOKELESS TOBACCO" SHALL MEAN ANY SMOKE- LESS TOBACCO PRODUCT CONTAINING, MADE OF, OR DERIVED FROM TOBACCO OR NICOTINE THAT IS INTENDED TO BE PLACED BY THE CONSUMER IN AN ORAL CAVITY AND CONTAINS A CONSTITUENT THAT IMPARTS A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR" SHALL MEAN A DISTINGUISHABLE TASTE OR AROMA, OTHER THAN THE TASTE OR AROMA OF TOBAC- CO, IMPARTED EITHER PRIOR TO OR DURING CONSUMPTION OF A TOBACCO PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TASTES OR AROMAS RELATING TO ANY FRUIT, CHOCOLATE, VANILLA, HONEY, CANDY, COCOA, DESSERT, ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE, MINT, WINTERGREEN, HERB, SPICE, OR MENTHOL, OR ANY CONCEPT FLAVOR THAT IMPARTS A TASTE OR AROMA THAT IS DISTINGUISHABLE FROM TOBACCO FLAVOR BUT MAY NOT RELATE TO ANY PARTICULAR KNOWN FLAVOR. 2. THE MEASUREMENTS IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION ARE TO BE TAKEN IN STRAIGHT LINES FROM THE NEAREST POINT OF THE PROPERTY LINE OF THE PARCEL ON WHICH THE SCHOOL IS LOCATED TO THE NEAREST POINT OF THE PROP- ERTY LINE OF THE PARCEL ON WHICH THE BUSINESS IS LOCATED. 3. VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ENFORCED PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTEEN HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-FF OF THIS ARTICLE, EXCEPT THAT ANY PERSON EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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