senate Bill S7737

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the vaporization of nicotine within electronic cigarettes in certain areas; increases the purchasing age for tobacco products; evaluates health effects of e-cigarettes on public

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Jun 03, 2014 referred to health

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S7737 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10182
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-n, 1399-aa - 1399-dd, 1399-ff, 1399-ll & 1399-mm, Pub Health L; amd §260.21, Pen L; amd §17-714, NYC Ad Cd

S7737 - Summary

Prohibits the vaporization of nicotine within electronic cigarettes in certain areas; increases the purchasing age for tobacco products and electronic cigarettes from 18 to 21; directs the department of health to evaluate the health effects of electronic cigarettes on members of the public.

S7737 - Sponsor Memo

S7737 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7737

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  STEWART-COUSINS, RIVERA -- 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  prohibiting  the
  vaporization  of  nicotine  within  electronic  cigarettes  in certain
  areas; to amend the public health law, the penal law and the  adminis-
  trative  code  of  the city of New York, in relation to increasing the
  purchasing age for tobacco products  and  electronic  cigarettes  from
  eighteen  to  twenty-one;  and relating to directing the department of
  health to evaluate the health  effects  of  electronic  cigarettes  on
  members of the public

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 1399-n of the public  health  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  13  of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as
follows:
  8. "Smoking" means the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe  or
any other matter or substance which contains tobacco OR THE VAPORIZATION
OF NICOTINE OR OTHER CHEMICALS WITHIN AN ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE.
  S  2.  Subdivision  4  of section 1399-aa of the public health law, as
added by chapter 799 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  4. "Private club" means an organization with no more than an insignif-
icant portion of its membership comprised of people  under  the  age  of
[eighteen] TWENTY-ONE years that regularly receives dues and/or payments
from its members for the use of space, facilities and services.
  S  3.  Paragraphs (b), (c) and (f) of subdivision 2 of section 1399-bb
of the public health law, as amended by chapter 13 of the laws of  2003,
are amended to read as follows:
  (b)  conventions  and  trade  shows; provided that the distribution is
confined to designated areas generally accessible only to  persons  over
the age of [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE;
  (c)  events  sponsored by tobacco [or], herbal cigarette OR ELECTRONIC
CIGARETTE manufacturers provided that the distribution  is  confined  to
designated  areas  generally  accessible only to persons over the age of
[eighteen] TWENTY-ONE;

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

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