S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
January 8, 2014
Introduced by Sen. BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the prohibition
of the sale of unsafe cribs
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (f) of subdivision 1 of
section 399-i of the general business law, as amended by chapter 381 of
the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
(iv) The following standards and specifications of ASTM International
for corner posts of baby cribs and structural integrity of baby cribs
and any standards and specifications adopted to amend or supplement such
(A) [ASTM F 966 (corner post standard),
(B)] ASTM F 1169 (structural integrity of full-size baby cribs), and
[(C)] (B) ASTM F 406 (non-full-size cribs).
S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 399-i of the general business law, as
added by chapter 381 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
3. (a) On or after December twenty-eighth, two thousand thirteen, no
child care facility or place of public accommodation shall use or have
on the premises an unsafe crib. This subdivision shall not apply to an
antique or collectible crib if it is not used by, or accessible to, any
child in the child care facility or place of public accommodation.
(b) The office of children and family services, in consultation with
the New York city department of health and mental hygiene, shall notify
child care facilities of the provisions of this subdivision in plain,
non-technical language that will enable each child care facility to
effectively inspect and identify unsafe cribs. Such notice shall be
given to every child care facility upon the effective date of this
[article] SECTION or as soon as practicable thereafter, and such notice
shall also be given to each applicant for license or registration pursu-
ant to section three hundred ninety of the social services law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.
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(c) The office of children and family services shall promulgate rules
and regulations to carry out the provisions of this subdivision, WITH
RESPECT TO UNSAFE CRIB IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES.
S 3. This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same
manner as chapter 381 of the laws of 2013 takes effect.