Bill Text: NY A01861 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Prohibits the erection or maintenance of billboards advertising alcoholic beverages within 1000 feet of schools and playgrounds; defines billboards.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-17 - referred to consumer affairs and protection [A01861 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01861-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 17, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. BARRON, ORTIZ, HYNDMAN, JEAN-PIERRE -- Multi-
          Sponsored by -- M.  of A. ARROYO, COOK, DAVILA, GALEF, GUNTHER,  HEVE-
          and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
        AN ACT to amend the general business  law,  in  relation  to  billboards
          advertising alcoholic beverages
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1.   The general business law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
     2  section 397-b to read as follows:
     3    §  397-b.    Billboards  advertising alcoholic beverages. No billboard
     4  advertising any alcoholic beverage shall be erected or maintained within
     5  one thousand feet of (1) any public or private elementary  or  secondary
     6  school  or (2) any playground adjacent to or within one thousand feet of
     7  any private or public elementary or secondary school.  For  purposes  of
     8  this  section,  the  term "billboard" shall include any billboard, sign,
     9  notice, poster, display or other stationary device intended  to  attract
    10  or  which  does  attract the attention of operators of motor vehicles or
    11  pedestrians.
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect one year after the date  on  which  it
    13  shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.