Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 18, 2023||
referred to health
Senate Bill S6395
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S6395 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S6395 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6395 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the placement of tobacco vending machines near schools, churches, synagogues or other places of worship PURPOSE: To prevent tobacco vending machines from being placed within 350 feet of a school or place of worship. SUMMARY OF PROVISION: Section 1: Section 1399-dd of the public health law, as amended by chap- ter 488 of the laws of 2012 and subdivision (d) as amended by chapter 100 of the laws of 2019, is amended. Section 2: This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law.
2023-S6395 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6395 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 18, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- 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 the placement of tobacco vending machines near schools, churches, synagogues or other places of worship THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1399-dd of the public health law, as amended by chapter 448 of the laws of 2012 and subdivision (d) as amended by chap- ter 100 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: § 1399-dd. Sale of tobacco products, herbal cigarettes or electronic cigarettes in vending machines. No person, firm, partnership, company or corporation shall operate a vending machine which dispenses tobacco products, herbal cigarettes or electronic cigarettes unless such machine is located: (a) in a bar as defined in subdivision one of section thir- teen hundred ninety-nine-n of this chapter, or the bar area of a food service establishment with a valid, on-premises full liquor license; (b) in a private club; (c) in a tobacco business as defined in subdivision eight of section thirteen hundred ninety-nine-aa of this article; or (d) in a place of employment which has an insignificant portion of its regu- lar workforce comprised of people under the age of twenty-one years and only in such locations that are not accessible to the general public; provided, however, that in such locations the vending machine is located in plain view and under the direct supervision and control of the person in charge of the location or his or her designated agent or employee; PROVIDED, FURTHER, HOWEVER, THAT NO SUCH VENDING MACHINE SHALL BE WITHIN THREE HUNDRED FIFTY FEET OF A BUILDING OCCUPIED EXCLUSIVELY AS A SCHOOL, CHURCH, SYNAGOGUE OR OTHER PLACE OF WORSHIP. § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07877-01-3
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