senate Bill S5832

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the brand or trade name labeling of alcoholic beverages

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8046 -

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 27, 2013 signed chap.354
Sep 16, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1578
substituted for s5832
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by a8046
ordered to third reading cal.1578
Jun 17, 2013 referred to rules


S5832 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §107-a, ABC L

S5832 - Summary

Provides for the brand or trade name labeling of alcoholic beverages.

S5832 - Sponsor Memo

S5832 - 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

                              June 17, 2013

Introduced by Sens. MARCELLINO, GALLIVAN -- (at request of the Governor)
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to brand
  or trade name labeling of alcoholic beverages


  Section 1. Section 107-a of the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  as
added  by  chapter  479 of the laws of 1940, subdivision 1 as amended by
chapter 204 of the laws of 1963, subdivisions 3  and  4  as  amended  by
chapter  490  of  the  laws  of  1993,  subparagraph 1 and clause (i) of
subparagraph 2 of paragraph (c) of subdivision 4 as amended  by  chapter
213  of  the  laws of 2010, paragraph (d) of subdivision 4 as amended by
chapter 361 of the laws of 1994 and paragraph (g) of  subdivision  4  as
amended  by  chapter  109  of  the  laws  of 2012, is amended to read as
  S 107-a. Labeling containers of alcoholic  beverages.  1.  The  liquor
authority  is  hereby  authorized  to  promulgate  rules and regulations
governing the labeling and  offering  of  alcoholic  beverages  bottled,
packaged, sold or possessed for sale within this state.
  [2.] Such regulations shall be calculated to prohibit deception of the
consumer;  to  afford  him OR HER adequate information as to quality and
identity; and to achieve national uniformity [in this field] in  so  far
as possible.
  [3.] 2. The bottling, packaging, sale or possession by any licensee of
any  alcoholic  beverage not labelled or offered in conformity with this
section shall be ground for suspension, revocation  or  cancellation  of
the license.
  [4.  (a)]  3.  No  [liquor,  wine or beer] ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE shall be
[labelled,] offered or advertised for sale  IN  THIS  STATE  unless  [in
accordance with this section and unless the]:

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


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