senate Bill S4348

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Bans smoking in adult care facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Feb 03, 2021 referred to health

S4348 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-o, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4496
2019-2020: S2873

S4348 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Bans smoking in adult care facilities.

S4348 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4348 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4348
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROUK  -- 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 banning smoking in
   adult care facilities
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Paragraph  n  of  subdivision  1 of section 1399-o of the
 public health law, as amended by chapter 335 of the  laws  of  2017,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   n. general hospitals and residential health care facilities as defined
 in  article  twenty-eight  of this chapter, ADULT CARE FACILITIES ESTAB-
 LISHED OR CERTIFIED UNDER TITLE TWO  OF  ARTICLE  SEVEN  OF  THE  SOCIAL
 SERVICES  LAW,  COMMUNITY  MENTAL  HEALTH  RESIDENCES  ESTABLISHED UNDER
 SECTION 41.44 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW, FACILITIES WHERE DAY  TREATMENT
 PROGRAMS  ARE PROVIDED, and other health care facilities licensed by the
 state in which persons reside[; provided, however, that  the  provisions
 of this subdivision shall not prohibit smoking and vaping by patients in
 separate  enclosed  rooms  of  residential health care facilities, adult
 care facilities established or certified  under  title  two  of  article
 seven  of  the  social  services law, community mental health residences
 established under section 41.44 of the mental hygiene law, or facilities
 where day treatment programs are provided, which are designated as smok-
 ing and vaping rooms for patients of such facilities or programs];
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05748-01-1


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