assembly Bill A1260

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a Crohn's and colitis identification card; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S870 - Signed by Governor

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 16, 2021 signed chap.43
Feb 12, 2021 delivered to governor
Feb 01, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.49
substituted for a1260
Feb 01, 2021 substituted by s870
Jan 21, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.49
Jan 20, 2021 reported
Jan 08, 2021 referred to health


A1260 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld Art 19, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.6226 & A.8146); amd §492, Gen Bus L

A1260 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a Crohn's and colitis identification card.

A1260 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                              January 8, 2021
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Health
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general business law, in relation to creating a
   Crohn's  and  colitis  identification  card;  and  to  repeal  certain
   provisions of the public health law relating thereto

   Section 1. Article 19 of the public health law, as added by a  chapter
 of  the laws of 2020 amending the public health law relating to creating
 a Crohn's and colitis identification card, as  proposed  in  legislative
 bills numbers S.6226 and A.8146, is REPEALED.
   §  2.  Section 492 of the general business law, as added by chapter 42
 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
   § 492. Access to restroom facilities. 1. A place of business  open  to
 the  general  public for the sale of goods or services that has a toilet
 facility for its employees shall allow any individual who is lawfully on
 the premises of such place of  business  to  use  that  toilet  facility
 during  normal  business  hours,  even if the place of business does not
 normally make the employee toilet  facility  available  to  the  public,
 provided that all of the following conditions are met:
   [1.]  (A)  the  individual  requesting  the use of the employee toilet
 facility has an eligible medical condition or utilizes an ostomy device,
 provided that the place of business may require the individual to  pres-
 ent  reasonable  evidence  that  the  individual has an eligible medical
 condition or uses an ostomy device;
   [2.] (B) two or more employees of the place of business are working at
 the time the individual requests use of the employee toilet facility;
   [3.] (C) the employee toilet facility is not located in an area  where
 providing  access  would  create an obvious health or safety risk to the
 requesting individual or create an obvious security risk to the place of
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.