senate Bill S905

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits label obstruction of over-the-counter drugs

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

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S905 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2256
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 38-A Art head, ยง820, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1936, A2131, A8950
2009-2010: S2924, A3976

S905 - Summary

Makes it illegal to knowingly alter, mutilate, destroy, obstruct, obscure or remove, by means of a sticker, tag or other device used to deter theft, or a price sticker, or otherwise, the whole or any part of the label including where applicable the expiration date displayed thereon, of any over-the-counter drug or cosmetic.

S905 - Sponsor Memo

S905 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   905

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LAVALLE,  LARKIN,  RANZENHOFER  -- 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 of
  over-the-counter drugs

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

  Section 1. The article heading of article 38-A of the general business
law,  as added by chapter 697 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as
follows:
                             SALE OF OUTDATED
               AND LABEL OBSTRUCTED OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 820 of  the  general  business  law,  as
added by chapter 697 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  to  knowingly  alter,  mutilate,  destroy, obliterate or remove by
means of a price sticker or otherwise the whole  or  any  part  of  [the
expiration  date displayed on] the label [or packaging], INCLUDING WHERE
APPLICABLE THE EXPIRATION DATE DISPLAYED THEREON, of any  over-the-coun-
ter drug OR COSMETIC. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "LABEL"
SHALL  MEAN  THE  LABEL REQUIRED BY THE STATUTES APPLICABLE TO AND REGU-
LATIONS ISSUED BY THE FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03783-01-3

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