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A02952 Summary:

BILL NOA02952
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSOROrtiz
 
COSPNSRGalef
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 1399-mm-1, Pub Health L
 
Prohibits mass transit facilities in a city with a population of one million or more from advertising the sale or use of tobacco products or alcohol.
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A02952 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2952
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 28, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ORTIZ, GALEF -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Health
 
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  prohibiting  the
          advertisement  of tobacco products and alcohol at mass transit facili-
          ties
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
     2  1399-mm-1 to read as follows:
     3    § 1399-mm-1. Advertising of tobacco products and alcohol at mass tran-
     4  sit facilities prohibited. 1. For  the  purposes  of  this  section  the
     5  following terms shall have the following meanings:
     6    a.  "tobacco products" shall mean cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco,
     7  or any other tobacco product;
     8    b. "mass transit facilities" shall mean a train, subway, bus, taxicab,
     9  or ferry or any building or area where people gather to ride such train,
    10  subway, bus, taxicab or ferry; and
    11    c. "person" shall mean a person, firm, company, corporation,  partner-
    12  ship, sole proprietor, limited partnership, association, limited liabil-
    13  ity company or limited liability partnership, whether public or private,
    14  that receives funding from the state to operate a mass transit facility.
    15    2.  No  person  operating a mass transit facility within a city with a
    16  population of one million  or  more  located  within  this  state  shall
    17  display  any  advertisement of any type or manner to promote the sale or
    18  use of any tobacco product or alcohol.
    19    3. Notwithstanding the provisions of section thirteen hundred  ninety-
    20  nine-ee  of this article, any person who violates the provisions of this
    21  section shall be subject to a  civil  penalty  in  the  amount  of  five
    22  hundred dollars per day for each such violation.
    23    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
    24  have become a law.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07366-01-9
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