senate Bill S2926B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes to persons under 18 years of age

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 05, 2012 signed chap.448
Aug 27, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1454
substituted for s2926b
Jun 21, 2012 substituted by a9044b
ordered to third reading cal.1454
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 10, 2012 print number 2926b
amend and recommit to health
Mar 02, 2012 print number 2926a
amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Feb 03, 2011 referred to health

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Bill Amendments

Original
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B (Active)
Original
A
B (Active)

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S2926 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9044B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 13-F Art Head, §§1399-aa, 1399-cc, 1399-dd, & 1399-ff, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6621

S2926 - Summary

Prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes to persons under 18 years of age.

S2926 - Sponsor Memo

S2926 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2926

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. JOHNSON, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, RANZENHOFER, SEWARD
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting  elec-
  tronic cigarette sales to minors

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 1399-aa of the public  health  law  is  amended  by
adding two new subdivisions 12 and 13 to read as follows:
  12. "ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE" OR "E-CIGARETTE" MEANS ANY BATTERY OPERATED
DEVICE  DESIGNED  TO EMIT A NICOTINE VAPOR UPON INHALATION WITHOUT BEING
LIT. E-CIGARETTES ARE COMPOSED OF A BATTERY, A HEATING ELEMENT OR  ATOM-
IZER, AND A CARTRIDGE.
  13.  "ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE CARTRIDGE" OR "E-CIGARETTE CARTRIDGE" MEANS
A COMPONENT OF AN E-CIGARETTE THAT CONTAINS LIQUID NICOTINE.
  S 2. The section heading and subdivisions 2, 3, 4  and  7  of  section
1399-cc  of  the public health law, the section heading and subdivisions
2, 3 and 4 as amended by chapter 508 of the laws of 2000, subdivision  3
as  separately  amended by chapter 162 of the laws of 2002, and subdivi-
sion 7 as amended by chapter 13 of the laws of 2003, are amended to read
as follows:
  Sale of tobacco products, herbal  cigarettes,  ELECTRONIC  CIGARETTES,
rolling papers or pipes to minors prohibited.
  2.  Any person operating a place of business wherein tobacco products,
ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES or herbal cigarettes are sold or offered for  sale
is  prohibited from selling such products, herbal cigarettes, ELECTRONIC
CIGARETTES, rolling papers or pipes to individuals under eighteen  years
of  age,  and  shall post in a conspicuous place a sign upon which there
shall be imprinted the following statement, "SALE OF CIGARETTES, CIGARS,
CHEWING TOBACCO, POWDERED TOBACCO, OR  OTHER  TOBACCO  PRODUCTS,  HERBAL
CIGARETTES,  ELECTRONIC  CIGARETTES, ROLLING PAPERS OR PIPES, TO PERSONS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07226-01-1

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S2926A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9044B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 13-F Art Head, §§1399-aa, 1399-cc, 1399-dd, & 1399-ff, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6621

S2926A - Summary

Prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes to persons under 18 years of age.

S2926A - Sponsor Memo

S2926A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2926--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  JOHNSON, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHILLO, LARKIN,
  RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Health --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Health  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting the
  sale of electronic cigarettes to minors

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  article heading of article 13-F of the public health
law, as amended by chapter 508 of the laws of 2000, is amended  to  read
as follows:
               REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS [AND], HERBAL
      CIGARETTES AND SMOKING PARAPHERNALIA; DISTRIBUTION TO MINORS
  S 2. Section 1399-aa of the public health law is amended by adding two
new subdivisions 13 and 14 to read as follows:
  13.  "SMOKING PARAPHERNALIA" MEANS ANY PIPE, WATER PIPE, HOOKAH, ROLL-
ING PAPERS, VAPORIZER  OR  ANY  OTHER  DEVICE,  EQUIPMENT  OR  APPARATUS
DESIGNED FOR THE INHALATION OF NICOTINE, CHEMICALS OR TOBACCO, INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES.
  14.  "ELECTRONIC  CIGARETTE" OR "E-CIGARETTE" MEANS A BATTERY-OPERATED
DEVICE THAT CONTAINS CARTRIDGES FILLED WITH A COMBINATION  OF  NICOTINE,
FLAVOR  AND CHEMICALS THAT ARE TURNED INTO VAPOR WHICH IS INHALED BY THE
USER.
  S 3. Paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) of subdivision 1 and subdivisions  2,
3,  4  and  7 of section 1399-cc of the public health law, as amended by
chapter 131 of the laws of 2011, are amended to read as follows:
  (b) "Card holder" means any person presenting a  driver's  license  or
non-driver identification card to a licensee, or to the agent or employ-
ee of such licensee under this chapter; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07226-03-2

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S2926B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9044B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 13-F Art Head, §§1399-aa, 1399-cc, 1399-dd, & 1399-ff, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6621

S2926B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes to persons under 18 years of age.

S2926B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2926B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2926--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  JOHNSON, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHILLO, LARKIN,
  RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Health --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Health  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said committee -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  prohibiting  the
  sale of electronic cigarettes to minors

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The article heading of article 13-F of  the  public  health
law,  as  amended by chapter 508 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read
as follows:
                               ARTICLE 13-F
              REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS [AND], HERBAL
      CIGARETTES AND SMOKING PARAPHERNALIA; DISTRIBUTION TO MINORS
  S 2. Section 1399-aa of the public health law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 13 to read as follows:
  13.  "ELECTRONIC  CIGARETTE" OR "E-CIGARETTE" MEANS A BATTERY-OPERATED
DEVICE THAT CONTAINS CARTRIDGES FILLED WITH A COMBINATION  OF  NICOTINE,
FLAVOR  AND CHEMICALS THAT ARE TURNED INTO VAPOR WHICH IS INHALED BY THE
USER.
  S 3.  Subdivisions 2, 3, 4 and 7 of  section  1399-cc  of  the  public
health  law,  as amended by chapter 131 of the laws of 2011, are amended
to read as follows:
  2. Any person operating a place of business wherein tobacco  products,
herbal  cigarettes  [or],  shisha  OR ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES, are sold or
offered for sale is prohibited from selling such products, herbal  ciga-
rettes,  shisha, ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES or smoking paraphernalia to indi-
viduals under eighteen years of age, and shall  post  in  a  conspicuous

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07226-04-2

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