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File #: Int 0321-2010    Version: * Name: Modifying the prohibition of smoking around residential health care facilities.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 8/25/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to modifying the prohibition of smoking around residential health care facilities.
Sponsors: Lewis A. Fidler, Gale A. Brewer, Sara M. Gonzalez, Annabel Palma, Fernando Cabrera , Rosie Mendez, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Int. No. 321
 
By Council Members Fidler, Brewer, Gonzalez, Palma, Cabrera, Mendez and Koo
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to modifying the prohibition of smoking around residential health care facilities.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  Subdivision mm of section 17-502 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law 50 for the year 2009, is amended to read as follows:
      mm. "Hospital" means, for [the] purposes of paragraph 6 of subdivision c of section 17-503. [shall mean] a general hospital as such term is defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of the public health law, a diagnostic center and a treatment center as such terms are defined in section 751.1 of part seven hundred fifty one of title ten of the New York codes, rules and regulations, and a residential health care [facilities] facility as such term is defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of the public health law.
      §2. Paragraph 6 of subdivision c of section 17-503 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
      6. Hospital grounds, within fifteen feet of any hospital entrance or exit and within fifteen feet of the entrance to or exit from any hospital grounds, except where a residential health care facility has established a designated area where smoking is permitted.
      §3. This local law shall take effect sixty days after its enactment.
 
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