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Legislative Activity: Advertising 2011

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These bills specifically place or remove restrictions on the advertising of alcoholic beverage products regardless of where it may be found, including but not limited to: out-of-home (e.g. billboards), print, and electronic media. Bills addressing general advertising issues are not included.

      

Massachusetts

House Bill 2597
Summary: Prohibits alcohol advertising on any property owned or operated by the commonwealth.
Sponsor(s): Representative David Nangle (D-Lowell)

House Bill 851
Summary: Prohibits alcohol advertising on any property owned or operated by the commonwealth.
Sponsor(s): Representatives Martin Walsh (D-Dorchester), Sean Garballey (D-Arlington), Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. (D-Cambridge)*
 
  
New Hampshire

Senate Bill 120 - PASSED INTO LAW
Summary: Allows the New Hampshire Liquor Commission to suspend any single advertisement or promotion that it deems inconsistent with the spirit of public health or safety. Local legislative bodies may prohibit signs in view of any public way promoting the sale of alcoholic beverages at reduced prices.
Sponsor(s): Senator Nancy Stiles (R-Hampton)     

  
New Jersey 

Assembly Bill 1637 - PASSED INTO LAW
Summary: Allows for school districts to sell advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses, but not advertisements for alcohol.
Sponsor(s): Assembly Members Connie Wagner (D-Fort Lee), Scott Rudder (R-Medford), Joan Voss (D-Fort Lee)*
  
Assembly Bill 1192
Summary: Allows for school districts to sell advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses, but not advertisements for alcohol.
Sponsor(s): Assembly Members Scott Rudder (R-Burlington) and Dawn Marie Addiego (R-Burlington)
  
Summary: Allows for school districts to sell advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses, but not advertisements for alcohol.
Sponsor(s): Senator Robert Gordon (D-Fair Lawn) and Joseph Vitale (D-Middlesex)
         
Assembly Bill 1347
(Last Session Bill Number A3060)
Summary:
Prohibits signs advertising any alcoholic beverages within 300 feet of schools, churches, or public parks.

Sponsor(s): Assemblymembers Mary Pat Angelini (R-Monmouth) and Ralph Caputo (D-Essex)

    
New York

Assembly Bill 7701

Summary: With the exception of advertisements for alcohol products, authorizes the board of education of any school district in the state to enter into a contract for the sale of advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses owned or leased by the school district.

Sponsor(s): Representative Steve Englebright (D-Suffolk)

Senate Bill 3832
Summary: Authorizes the trustees of state universities to promulgate rules restricting the sale and advertisement of any alcoholic beverages at school sporting events.
Sponsor(s): Senator Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson)

Senate Bill 3637
Summary: Prohibits the erection or maintenance of billboards advertising alcoholic beverages within 1000 feet of schools or playgrounds.
Sponsor(s): Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) 

Senate Bill 3229
Summary: With the exception of advertisements for alcohol products, authorizes the board of education of any school district in the state to enter into a contract for the sale of advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses owned or leased by the school district.
Sponsor(s): Senator Grisanti (R-Grand Island)

Assembly Bill 2962
Summary: Prohibits the erection or maintenance of billboards advertising alcoholic beverages within 1000 feet of schools or playgrounds.
Sponsor(s): Assembly Member Keith Wright (D-Manhattan)

Assembly Bill 3064
Summary: Prohibits the erection or maintenance of billboards advertising alcoholic beverages within 1000 feet of schools or playgrounds.
Sponsor(s): Assembly Member J. Gary Pretlow (D-Mount Vernon)

Assembly Bill 3659
Summary: Prohibits the erection or maintenance of billboards advertising alcoholic beverages within 1000 feet of schools or playgrounds.
Sponsor(s): Assembly Members Nancy Calhoun (R-Blooming Grove), Dennis Gabryszak(D-Cheektowaga), Grace Meng (D-Queens)*

Assembly Bill 1607
Summary: Prohibits the advertisement of alcoholic beverages during television broadcasts of sporting events prior to 10:00 p.m.
Sponsor(s): Assembly Member Felix W. Ortiz (D-Brooklyn)

Summary: Authorizes the commissioner of education to restrict the sale and advertisement of alcoholic beverages at sporting events participated in by any university of New York, city university of New York or community college.
Sponsor(s): Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Kingsbridge)
         
Senate Bill 276
Summary: Prohibits out-of-state retailers from advertising or soliciting orders for alcoholic beverages within the state of New York. Prohibition is irrespective of whether the purchase is to be made inside or outside of the state.
Sponsor(s): Senator George D. Maziarz (R-Niagara)
  
Summary: Prohibits the erection or maintenance of billboards advertising alcohol or tobacco products within a one mile radius of schools or daycare centers.
Sponsor(s): Assembly Members Felix W. Ortiz (D-Brooklyn), Harvey Weisenberg (D-Long Island), José Rivera(D-Brooklyn)*
  
Summary: Prohibits mass transit facilities in a city with a population of one million or more from advertising the sale or use of alcohol or tobacco products.
Sponsor(s): Assembly Members Felix W. Ortiz (D-Brooklyn), Joan L. Millman(D-Brooklyn), Harvey Weisenberg (D-Long Island)* 
     
    

North Carolina

 

Senate Bill 667 

Summary: Allows for school districts to sell advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses, but not advertisements for alcohol.

Sponsor(s): Senators James Forrester (R-Gaston) and Ralph Hise (R-Avery)

 

  

Ohio

  

Senate Bill 174 

Summary: With the exception of advertisements for alcohol, authorizes the board of education of any school district in the state to enter into a contract for the sale of advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses owned or operated by the school district.

Sponsor(s): Senators Joe Schiavoni (D-Mahoning), Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) and Eric Kearney (D-Cincinnati) 

 

House Bill 233 

Summary: With the exception of advertisements for alcohol, authorizes the board of education of any school district in the state to enter into a contract for the sale of advertising space on the exterior sides of school buses owned or operated by the school district.

Sponsor(s): Representatives Tom Letson (D-Trumbull), Matt Huffman (R-Allen), Peter Beck (R-Mason)*

 

     

Oregon

Senate Bill 669 - PASSED INTO LAW
Summary: Allows manufacturer or wholesaler of alcoholic liquor to purchase advertising space and time at sports venues, amphitheaters and dance halls of certain size in connection with events held on premises.
Sponsor(s): Senator Girod (R-Stayton)
        

Tennessee

House Bill 223 - PASSED INTO LAW
Summary: Allows for the State Department of Transportation to allow certain commercial advertising on the Tennessee 511 system. Advertisements for alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
Sponsor(s): Representative Vince Dean (R-East Ridge)

Senate Bill 32 - PASSED INTO LAW
Summary: Allows for the State Department of Transportation to allow certain commercial advertising on the Tennessee 511 system. Advertisements for alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
Sponsor(s): Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville)

    
Utah
 

House Bill 199 - PASSED INTO LAW*
Summary: Allows for school boards to sell advertising space on the exterior of school buses. Advertisements for alcoholic beverages are included in those prohibited. 
Sponsor(s): Jim Bird (R-Salt Lake)
*Governor signed March 25, 2011. Effective May 9, 2011.