Bill Text: NY A04119 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages by licensed retail establishments at customer-operated point-of-sale stations; fine of $500-$1000 for violation.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-01 - referred to economic development [A04119 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04119-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 1, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. MONTESANO, FINCH -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Economic Development
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the general business law, in relation to the sale of
          alcoholic beverages at customer-operated point-of-sale stations
          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 section
     2  399-eee to read as follows:
     3    § 399-eee. Prohibited sale of alcoholic beverages at customer-operated
     4  point-of-sale  stations. 1. Sale of alcoholic beverages by retail estab-
     5  lishments licensed pursuant to the alcoholic  beverage  control  law  is
     6  prohibited at customer-operated point-of-sale stations.
     7    2.  For  purposes  of  this  section, "customer-operated point-of-sale
     8  station" means a self-scanning checkout where customers pay for and  bag
     9  their own merchandise without interacting with a human cashier.
    10    3.  Violation  of  this  section shall be subject to a fine of no less
    11  than five hundred dollars and no more than one thousand dollars.
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.