senate Bill S4151

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Regulates the sale and distribution of sports dietary supplements

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Mar 12, 2013 referred to health

S4151 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2-B ยงยง290 - 293, Pub Health L

S4151 - Summary

Regulates the sale and distribution of sports dietary supplements; defines sports dietary supplements as dietary supplements that are sold, marketed or distributed to enhance human physical performance or to increase a person's metabolism, but not including supplements in liquid form and containing caffeine; requires provision of information pamphlets with each sports dietary supplement; prohibits provision of sports dietary supplements to children under 18 years of age (view more) provides that violations of such provisions shall constitute violations as defined in the penal law.

S4151 - Sponsor Memo

S4151 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4151

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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  regulating  the
  sale of sports dietary supplements

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
2-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 2-B
                       SPORTS DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
SECTION 290. DEFINITIONS.
        291. DISCLOSURE; SPORTS DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS.
        292. SALE OR DISTRIBUTION TO MINORS; PROHIBITION.
        293. PENALTIES.
  S 290. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "DIETARY  SUPPLEMENT" MEANS A PRODUCT (OTHER THAN TOBACCO) THAT IS
(A) INTENDED TO SUPPLEMENT THE DIET AND THAT BEARS OR  CONTAINS  ONE  OR
MORE OF THE FOLLOWING DIETARY INGREDIENTS: A VITAMIN, A MINERAL, AN HERB
OR  OTHER BOTANICAL, AN AMINO ACID, A DIETARY SUBSTANCE FOR THE USE BY A
PERSON TO SUPPLEMENT THE DIET BY INCREASING THE TOTAL DAILY INTAKE, OR A
CONCENTRATE, METABOLITE, CONSTITUENT, EXTRACT OR COMBINATIONS  OF  THESE
INGREDIENTS;  (B)  INTENDED  FOR  INGESTION  IN PILL, CAPSULE, TABLET OR
LIQUID FORM; AND (C) LABELED AS A "DIETARY SUPPLEMENT" PURSUANT  TO  THE
FEDERAL  DIETARY  SUPPLEMENT HEALTH AND EDUCATION ACT, 21 U.S.C. 321, AS
AMENDED.
  2. "SPORTS DIETARY SUPPLEMENT" MEANS A DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, HAVING MORE
THAN ONE INGREDIENT, WHICH IS SOLD, MARKETED OR DISTRIBUTED TO ENHANCE A
PERSON'S PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE OR  TO  INCREASE  A  PERSON'S  METABOLISM;
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT SUCH TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY DIETARY SUPPLE-
MENT IN LIQUID FORM AND CONTAINING CAFFEINE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09190-04-3

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