Bill Text: NY A06892 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Prohibits the erection or maintenance of billboards advertising alcohol or tobacco products within a one mile radius of schools or daycare centers; defines the term "billboard".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-25 - referred to economic development [A06892 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06892-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 25, 2019
        Introduced  by  M. of A. ORTIZ, RIVERA, RYAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
          of A. CAHILL, CYMBROWITZ, GALEF, LIFTON -- read once and  referred  to
          the Committee on Economic Development
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general business law, in relation to billboards
          advertising alcohol or tobacco products
          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 alcohol or tobacco products. No bill-
     4  board advertising any alcohol or tobacco product  shall  be  erected  or
     5  maintained within a one mile radius of (1) any public or private elemen-
     6  tary  or  secondary  school, or (2) any daycare center.  For purposes of
     7  this section, the term "billboard" shall include  any  billboard,  sign,
     8  notice,  poster,  display or other stationary device intended to attract
     9  or which does attract the attention of operators of  motor  vehicles  or
    10  pedestrians.
    11    §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
    12  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.