Bill Text: NY S05788 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Relates to the regulation of smoking and vaping on the grounds and other outdoor areas of public colleges and universities.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-31 - PRINT NUMBER 5788A [S05788 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05788-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         5788--A

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      May 15, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by Sens. STAVISKY, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed,
          and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- commit-
          tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
          mitted to said committee

        AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the regulation of
          smoking and vaping on the grounds and other outdoor  areas  of  public
          colleges and universities

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 of section  1399-ii  of  the
     2  public health law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 1999, is amended
     3  to read as follows:
     4    (b)  School-based  programs,  including  those located at colleges and
     5  universities, to prevent and reduce tobacco use;
     6    § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 1399-o  of  the  public  health  law  is
     7  amended by adding a new paragraph c to read as follows:
     8    c.  on  the  grounds  or  other outdoor areas of any public college or
     9  university that are owned, leased or operated by such college or univer-
    10  sity, except that the restrictions in this paragraph shall not apply  to
    11  any  outdoor  spaces  or  areas  that  are shared between the college or
    12  university and private parties pursuant to a lease, or to such spaces or
    13  areas that are not under the full and sole control of  such  college  or
    14  university.
    15    §  3.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    16  have become a law.



         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11718-02-9
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