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|Jan 05, 2022||referred to health|
|Feb 03, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S4348
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4348 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4348 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4348 SPONSOR: BROUK TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to banning smoking in adult care facilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill will prohibit smoking in adult care facilities. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill amends section 1399-0 of the public health law as it relates to prohibiting the designation of an indoor smoking room in adult care and other health care facilities. Section 2 relates to effective date.
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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