|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 15, 2022||signed chap.378|
|Jul 11, 2022||delivered to governor|
|Jun 01, 2022||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1749
substituted for s4142
|Jun 01, 2022||substituted by a5061|
ordered to third reading cal.1749
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to health|
|Feb 02, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S4142Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status Via A5061 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S4142 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4142 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4142 SPONSOR: STAVISKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting smok- ing in certain outdoor areas PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would restrict smoking in certain outdoor areas. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the public health law 1399-0-2 by prohibiting smoking on any municipal or state operated park. Municipal or state operated park include beaches, boardwalks, marinas, playgrounds, recreation centers, group camps and all other property, equipment, buildings and facilities that are located at or on any property under charge or control of any state or local government.
S4142 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4142 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 2, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. STAVISKY, KRUEGER, LIU -- 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 smok- ing in certain outdoor areas 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-o-2 to read as follows: § 1399-O-2. SMOKING RESTRICTIONS; CERTAIN OUTDOOR AREAS. 1. SMOKING SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED AND NO PERSON SHALL SMOKE IN ANY PUBLIC PARK. 2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "PARK" SHALL MEAN: (A) PUBLIC PARKS, BEACHES, POOLS, BOARDWALKS, MARINAS, PLAYGROUNDS, RECREATION CENTERS, AND GROUP CAMPS; AND (B) EQUIPMENT, BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES NOW OR HEREAFTER UNDER THE JURISDICTION, CHARGE OR CONTROL OF ANY STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT THAT ARE LOCATED AT OR ON ANY PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN PARA- GRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM PUBLIC PARK SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE ADIRONDACK PARK OR THE CATSKILL PARK AS THOSE TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION 9-0101 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW. 3. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO: (A) THE SIDE- WALKS IMMEDIATELY ADJOINING PARKS, SQUARES AND PUBLIC PLACES; (B) ANY PEDESTRIAN ROUTE THROUGH ANY PARK STRIP, MEDIAN OR MALL THAT IS ADJACENT TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC; (C) PARKING LOTS OR ROADWAYS; (D) THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS; AND (E) ANY PORTION OF A PARK THAT IS NOT USED FOR PARK PURPOSES, EXCEPT WHEN SMOKING HAS BEEN SPECIFICALLY PROHIBITED IN A STATE PARK OR PORTION THEREOF BY THE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION. THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT LIMIT THE APPLICABIL- ITY OF ANY OTHER LAWS TO SUCH PLACES. § 2. Section 1399-v of the public health law, as added by chapter 244 of the laws of 1989, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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