senate Bill S4103A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale and use of unsafe cribs

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Apr 06, 2011 print number 4103a
amend (t) and recommit to consumer protection
Mar 17, 2011 referred to consumer protection

S4103 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §399-i, Gen Bus L

S4103 - Summary

Prohibits the sale and use of unsafe cribs.

S4103 - Sponsor Memo

S4103 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4103

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ZELDIN -- 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 the manufacture
  of unsafe cribs

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

  Section  1.  Section  399-i  of  the general business law, as added by
chapter 245 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S 399-i. Prohibit any sale of unsafe cribs. 1.  For  the  purposes  of
this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
  (a)  "Crib"  means  a  bed or containment designated to accommodate an
infant.
  (b) "Distribute" means to deliver to a person other than the  purchas-
er, for the purpose of retail sale.
  (c)  "Person"  shall mean a natural person, firm, corporation, limited
liability company, association, or an employee or  agent  of  a  natural
person or an entity included in this definition.
  (d)  "Unsafe  crib"  shall  mean any crib that does not conform to the
standards endorsed or established by the federal Consumer Product Safety
Commission including, but not limited to, Title 16 of the Code of Feder-
al Regulations and the standards endorsed  or  established  by  American
Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM), as follows:
  (i)  Part  [1508]  1219 of Title 16 of the Code of Federal Regulations
and any regulations adopted to amend or supplement such part;
  (ii) Part [1509] 1220 of Title 16 of the Code of  Federal  Regulations
and any regulations adopted to amend or supplement such part;
  (iii) Part 1303 of Title 16 of the Code of Federal Regulations and any
regulations adopted to amend or supplement such part; and
  (iv)  The following standards and specifications of ASTM International
for corner posts of baby cribs and structural integrity  of  baby  cribs

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09801-02-1

S4103A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §399-i, Gen Bus L

S4103A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale and use of unsafe cribs.

S4103A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4103A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4103--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ZELDIN -- 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  the  sale  and
  use of unsafe cribs

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

  Section 1. Section 399-i of the general  business  law,  as  added  by
chapter 245 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S  399-i. Prohibit [any] sale AND LIMIT USE of unsafe cribs IN CERTAIN
SETTINGS.  1. For the purposes of  this  section,  the  following  terms
shall have the following meanings:
  (a)  "Crib"  [means]  SHALL  MEAN  a  bed or containment designated to
accommodate an infant.
  (b) "Distribute" [means] SHALL MEAN to deliver to a person other  than
the purchaser, for the purpose of retail sale.
  (c) "FACILITY" SHALL MEAN ANY CHILD DAY CARE, CHILD DAY CARE PROVIDER,
CHILD DAY CARE CENTER, GROUP FAMILY DAY CARE HOME, SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE
OR FAMILY DAY CARE HOME, AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF
SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED  NINETY  OF  THE  SOCIAL  SERVICES LAW. THE TERM
"FACILITY" SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY PRIVATE RESIDENCE.
  (D) "Person" shall mean a natural person, firm,  corporation,  limited
liability  company,  association,  or  an employee or agent of a natural
person or an entity included in this definition.
  [(d)] (E) "Unsafe crib" shall mean any crib that does not  conform  to
the  standards  endorsed  or established by the federal Consumer Product
Safety Commission including, but not limited to, Title 16 of the Code of
Federal Regulations and the standards endorsed or established by  Ameri-
can Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM), as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09801-03-1

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