STATE OF NEW YORK
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
January 28, 2013
Introduced by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
tee on Economic Development
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:
6 1. any public or private elementary or secondary school; or
7 2. any playground adjacent to or within one thousand feet of any
8 private or public elementary or secondary school.
9 For purposes of this section, the term "billboard" shall include any
10 billboard, sign, notice, poster, display or other stationary device
11 intended to attract or which does attract the attention of operators of
12 motor vehicles or pedestrians.
13 § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.