senate Bill S1649

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires products labeled as dietary supplements or nutritional supplements to carry a label stating that product has or has not been tested by United States FDA

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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view actions (6)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Mar 14, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 13, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 12, 2013 1st report cal.178
Jan 09, 2013 referred to agriculture


S1649 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §214-m, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1481, A1396
2009-2010: S1034, A2957

S1649 - Summary

Provides that no person shall manufacture, sell or expose for sale any product which shall be termed as a dietary supplement or nutritional supplement without branding or labeling such product with a statement that the product has or has not been tested by the United States food and drug administration; provides that the commissioner of agriculture and markets shall promulgate rules and regulations defining the terms dietary supplement and nutritional supplement.

S1649 - Sponsor Memo

S1649 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by  Sens.  LAVALLE,  GOLDEN,  RANZENHOFER  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the sale
  of dietary or nutritional supplements


  Section 1. Section 214-m  of  the  agriculture  and  markets  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  159  of  the  laws  of 1994, is amended to read as
  S 214-m. Labeling of certain food products.  1. If any  person,  firm,
corporation,  partnership, association or any other business association
which processes, manufactures or imports food products has  placed  upon
or accompanying the shipping container, shipping case, pallet or invoice
of  such food products, any information, whether in coded form or other-
wise, which specifies the expiration, "use by" date or similar date;  or
the  lot,  batch, date of manufacture or processing or other information
regarding the identity of the food product;  it  shall  be  unlawful  to
willfully  alter,  mutilate, destroy, obliterate or remove such informa-
tion other than in connection with the destruction of the  entire  ship-
ping container, shipping case, pallet or invoice. The provisions of this
section and any regulations promulgated hereunder shall not be deemed to
require  any  manufacturer, processor or importer of food products to so
label any food product prior to distribution in the state or to  prevent
a  manufacturer,  processor or importer of food products from correcting
or causing to be corrected any of the information accompanying the ship-
ping container, shipping case, pallet or invoice. The provisions of this
section shall not affect any provision of federal, state or  local  law,
ordinance,  rule or regulation regarding the placing of an expiration or
"use by" date on the retail container of any food product.

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


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