senate Bill S870

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a Crohn's and colitis identification card; repealer

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  • 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
Jan 19, 2021 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 11, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.23
Jan 06, 2021 referred to rules

S870 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly 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

S870 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a Crohn's and colitis identification card.

S870 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S870 (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  S E N A T E
                              January 6, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 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 bills numbers S.6226 and A.8146, is REPEALED.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

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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