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A04545 Summary:

COSPNSRAubry, Galef, Taylor, Davila
MLTSPNSRSayegh, Simon
Amd §§106 & 109, ABC L
Requires a retail licensee for on-premises consumption to maintain and make available to customers, at no charge, a device which measures blood alcohol content.
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A04545 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2021
        Introduced by M. of A. COOK, AUBRY, GALEF, TAYLOR, DAVILA -- Multi-Spon-
          sored  by  -- M.  of A. SAYEGH, SIMON -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Economic Development
        AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
          requiring  retail  licensees  for  on-premises consumption to maintain
          devices which measure  blood  alcohol  content  for  optional  use  by
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 106  of  the  alcoholic  beverage  control  law  is
     2  amended by adding a new subdivision 18 to read as follows:
     3    18.  Each  retail  licensee for on-premises consumption shall keep and
     4  maintain upon the licensed premises a device approved by  the  authority
     5  which  measures  blood  alcohol content. Such device shall be located in
     6  any area easily accessible to patrons and shall be  made  available  for
     7  use by patrons at no charge.
     8    §  2.  Section 109 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended by
     9  adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
    10    3. Any renewal of a license to sell at retail for on-premises consump-
    11  tion shall be accompanied by proof that such premises is equipped with a
    12  device to measure blood alcohol content pursuant to section one  hundred
    13  six of this article.
    14    §  3.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    15  have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
    16  repeal of any rule or regulation necessary  for  the  implementation  of
    17  this  act  on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed
    18  on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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