assembly Bill A8602A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2016 reported referred to codes
May 24, 2016 print number 8602a
May 24, 2016 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 06, 2016 referred to consumer affairs and protection
Dec 02, 2015 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A8602 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6468
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ggg, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A4646, S100
2019-2020: A1041, S434

A8602 - Summary

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets.

A8602 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8602

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            December 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SIMOTAS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to child  proofing
  liquid detergent packets

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
399-ggg to read as follows:
  S 399-GGG. PACKAGING OF LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS. 1. FOR  PURPOSES  OF
THIS  SECTION,  "LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS" SHALL MEAN A CONSUMER PRODUCT
THAT CONSISTS OF A LIQUID OR GEL DETERGENT ENCLOSED IN A  WATER  SOLUBLE
OUTER LAYER.
  2.  NO  PERSON,  FIRM  OR CORPORATION SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE ANY
LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS, UNLESS THE LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS  ARE  SOLD
OR  OFFERED  FOR  SALE IN A CHILD-RESISTANT PACKAGE WHICH IS DESIGNED TO
PREVENT ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN TO LIQUID DETERGENT.
  3. NO PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION SHALL SELL OR  OFFER  FOR  SALE  ANY
LIQUID  DETERGENT  PACKETS  THAT  RESEMBLE IN COLOR OR DESIGN ANY EDIBLE
PRODUCT OR ITEM COMMONLY PLACED IN A CHILD'S MOUTH,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
LIMITED TO CANDY OR TEETHING TOYS.
  4.  EVERY  CONTAINER  OF  LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS OFFERED FOR SALE IN
THIS STATE SHALL CONTAIN A WARNING CONCERNING THE DANGERS OF  THE  EXPO-
SURE  OF  LIQUID  DETERGENT  PACKETS  TO CHILDREN. SUCH WARNING SHALL BE
READABLE AND CONSPICUOUSLY PLACED AND SHALL STATE:    "LIQUID  DETERGENT
PACKETS  ARE  NOT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED OR EXPOSED
TO THE EYES OR SKIN. KEEP OUT OF REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN. IN CASE OF
EXPOSURE CONTACT A PHYSICIAN OR POISON CONTROL CENTER IMMEDIATELY".
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13075-05-5

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Multi-Sponsors

A8602A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6468
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ggg, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A4646, S100
2019-2020: A1041, S434

A8602A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets.

A8602A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8602--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            December 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. SIMOTAS, SIMON, MAGNARELLI, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY,
  GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LUPARDO,  TITONE  --  read
  once  and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to child proofing
  liquid detergent packets

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
399-ggg to read as follows:
  S  399-GGG.  PACKAGING OF LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, "LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS" SHALL MEAN A  CONSUMER  PRODUCT
THAT  CONSISTS  OF A LIQUID OR GEL DETERGENT ENCLOSED IN A WATER SOLUBLE
OUTER LAYER.
  2. NO PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION SHALL SELL OR  OFFER  FOR  SALE  ANY
LIQUID  DETERGENT  PACKETS, UNLESS THE LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS ARE SOLD
OR OFFERED FOR SALE IN A CHILD-RESISTANT PACKAGE WHICH  IS  DESIGNED  TO
PREVENT ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN TO LIQUID DETERGENT.
  3.  NO  PERSON,  FIRM  OR CORPORATION SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE ANY
LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS UNLESS SUCH DETERGENT PACKETS ARE DESIGNED IN A
UNIFORM COLOR.
  4. EACH LIQUID DETERGENT PACKET SHALL BE ENCLOSED IN A SEPARATE, INDI-
VIDUAL, NON-PERMEABLE WRAPPER CONTAINING  A  WARNING  STATING  "WARNING:
HARMFUL IF PUT IN MOUTH OR SWALLOWED. EYE IRRITANT. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF
CHILDREN".
  5.  EVERY  CONTAINER  OF  LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS OFFERED FOR SALE IN
THIS STATE SHALL CONTAIN A WARNING CONCERNING THE DANGERS OF  THE  EXPO-
SURE  OF  LIQUID  DETERGENT  PACKETS  TO CHILDREN. SUCH WARNING SHALL BE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13075-06-6

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