senate Bill S57

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
Jan 09, 2013 referred to consumer protection

S57 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8476
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§383 & 387, add §385-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S358A, A4243A
2009-2010: S7316B, A7691C
2013-2014: A245

S57 - Summary

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

S57 - Sponsor Memo

S57 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   57

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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.  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-
LISHED IN REGULATION BY THE DEPARTMENT  OF  STATE  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
THREE  HUNDRED  EIGHTY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE OR ENCLOSED IN NON-PERMEABLE

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

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