senate Bill S7269

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits a government entity, its political subdivisions, agents or assigns from requiring individuals to wear face coverings or face masks

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jun 30, 2021 referred to rules

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S7269 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health

S7269 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a government entity, its political subdivisions, agents or assigns from requiring individuals to wear face coverings or face masks.

S7269 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7269 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7269
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BORRELLO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to prohibit a  government  entity,  its  political  subdivisions,
   agents or assigns from requiring individuals to wear face coverings or
   face masks

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law,  regulation,
 guidance  or  executive  order to the contrary, no government entity, or
 its political subdivisions, agents, or assigns, shall  be  permitted  to
 require,  as a condition of receiving any service or entering any place,
 an individual to wear a face covering or face mask when such purpose for
 wearing the covering or mask is related to the COVID-19 virus.
   2. Nothing in this act shall prohibit a private entity from requiring,
 as a condition of receiving any service or entering any place, an  indi-
 vidual to wear a face covering or face mask.
   3.  Nothing  in  this  act  shall limit the ability of a nursing home,
 long-term care facility or hospital to require  an  individual  entering
 such facility from wearing a face covering or face mask.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11857-01-1


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