senate Bill S2446

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires products sold as not safe for human consumption to be labeled with their ingredients and active chemical compounds

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    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
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S2446 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6609
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §390-d, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7096A, A10447

S2446 - Summary

Requires products sold as not safe for human consumption or not intended for human consumption to be labeled with their ingredients and active chemical compounds; violations of such provisions shall constitute a class A misdemeanor.

S2446 - Sponsor Memo

S2446 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2446

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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  sale  and
  labeling of products not safe for human consumption

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
390-d to read as follows:
  S 390-D. SALE AND LABELING OF PRODUCTS NOT SAFE FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
1.  EVERY PRODUCT SOLD IN THIS STATE WHICH IS LABELED OR  THE  CONTAINER
OF  WHICH  IS LABELED "NOT SAFE FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION", "UNFIT FOR HUMAN
CONSUMPTION" OR WITH SIMILAR LANGUAGE, AND EVERY PRODUCT  SOLD  IN  THIS
STATE  WHICH  IS  NOT  INTENDED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION SHALL HAVE A LABEL
AFFIXED THERETO, UPON WHICH THERE SHALL  BE  PLAINLY  AND  CONSPICUOUSLY
PRINTED  A  LIST  OF ALL INGREDIENTS AND ACTIVE CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS WHICH
COMPRISE SUCH PRODUCT IN LETTERS AND FIGURES COMMENSURATE WITH THE  SIZE
OF  THE  PRODUCT  OR  CONTAINER  AS SHALL BE DETERMINED AND FIXED BY THE
COMMISSIONER OF  AGRICULTURE  AND  MARKETS,  IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE
COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH.
  2.  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF  THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY IN ADDITION TO ANY
OTHER LABELING REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ANY OTHER  PROVISION
OF LAW.
  3. ANY VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it  shall  have  become a law; provided that, effective immediately, any
rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this  act
on  its effective date are authorized and directed to be completed on or
before such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06802-01-3

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