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A09952 Summary:

Amd §1399-ii-1, Pub Health L
Requires the electronic cigarette and vaping prevention, awareness and control program be used by all schools.
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A09952 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 26, 2024
        Introduced by M. of A. K. BROWN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Health
        AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring certain
          persons attend the electronic cigarette and vaping prevention,  aware-
          ness and control program
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 1399-ii-1 of the public health  law,  as  added  by
     2  section  11  of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, is amended to
     3  read as follows:
     4    § 1399-ii-1. Electronic cigarette and vaping prevention, awareness and
     5  control program. The commissioner shall,  in  consultation  and  collab-
     6  oration  with  the  commissioner  of education, establish and develop an
     7  electronic  cigarette  and  vaping  prevention,  control  and  awareness
     8  program within the department. Such program shall be designed to educate
     9  students, parents and school personnel about the health risks associated
    10  with  vapor product use and control measures to reduce the prevalence of
    11  vaping, particularly among persons less than twenty-one  years  of  age.
    12  Such  program shall include, but not be limited to, the creation of age-
    13  appropriate instructional tools and materials that [may] shall  be  used
    14  by  all  schools,  and marketing and advertising materials to discourage
    15  electronic cigarette use.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    17  have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
    18  repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
    19  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
    20  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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