senate Bill S358A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the sanitization of every used mattress or bedding material transported, stored or sold in the state

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Jun 17, 2011 print number 358a
amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 05, 2011 referred to consumer protection

S358 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4243A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§383 & 387, add §385-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7316B, A7691C

S358 - Summary

Provides for the sanitization of every used mattress or bedding material transported, stored or sold in the state.

S358 - Sponsor Memo

S358 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   358

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  articles  of
  bedding

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 383 of the general business
law, as added by chapter 309 of the laws of 1996, are amended to read as
follows:
  2. "New" shall mean any material or article which has not been  previ-
ously  used for any purpose, including by-products produced in the manu-
facture of new fabric, and material reclaimed from new  fabric[;  except
that  an  article  of  bedding  returned  by the purchaser for exchange,
alteration, or correction, within thirty days  after  date  of  delivery
after  original sale at retail, shall be deemed to be a new article, but
thirty days after date of such delivery such article shall be deemed  to
be used];
  3.  "Used"  shall  mean  any  components,  ARTICLES  OR MATERIALS from
[previously used] bedding NOT CLASSIFIED AS NEW.
  S 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 385-b
to read as follows:
  S 385-B.  TRANSPORT, STORAGE AND SALE OF USED BEDDING. NO USED BEDDING
SHALL BE TRANSPORTED, STORED OR SOLD WITH NEW BEDDING  UNLESS  THE  USED
BEDDING HAS BEEN: SANITIZED USING A METHOD APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF
HEALTH  THAT  IS  INTENDED  TO  KILL BEDBUGS, DUST MITES, OTHER INSECTS,
MOLDS, FUNGI, GERMS OR OTHER ORGANISMS, AND TO REMOVE  SOIL,  DUST  MITE
AND  INSECT  FECES,  ALLERGENS,  AND  OTHER CONTAMINANTS; OR ENCLOSED IN
PLASTIC, POLYETHYLENE FILM OR SIMILAR MATERIAL DESIGNED TO  PREVENT  THE
PASSAGE OF CONTAMINANTS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02964-01-1

S358A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4243A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§383 & 387, add §385-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7316B, A7691C

S358A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the sanitization of every used mattress or bedding material transported, stored or sold in the state.

S358A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S358A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 358--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  articles  of
  bedding

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 383 of the general business
law, as added by chapter 309 of the laws of 1996, are amended to read as
follows:
  2. "New" shall mean any material or article which has not been  previ-
ously  used for any purpose, including by-products produced in the manu-
facture of new fabric, and material reclaimed from new  fabric[;  except
that  an  article  of  bedding  returned  by the purchaser for exchange,
alteration, or correction, within thirty days  after  date  of  delivery
after  original sale at retail, shall be deemed to be a new article, but
thirty days after date of such delivery such article shall be deemed  to
be used];
  3.  "Used"  shall  mean  any  components,  ARTICLES  OR MATERIALS from
[previously used] bedding NOT CLASSIFIED AS NEW.
  S 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 385-b
to read as follows:
  S 385-B.  TRANSPORT, STORAGE AND SALE OF  USED  BEDDING.  1.  NO  USED
BEDDING SHALL BE STORED OR SOLD WITH NEW BEDDING UNLESS THE USED BEDDING
HAS BEEN SANITIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STANDARDS ESTABLISHED IN REGU-
LATION  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  STATE PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED
EIGHTY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2. NO USED BEDDING SHALL BE TRANSPORTED WITH NEW  BEDDING  UNLESS  THE
USED  BEDDING HAS BEEN SANITIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STANDARDS ESTAB-

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

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