senate Bill S6468A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2016 print number 6468a
Jun 03, 2016 amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 14, 2016 referred to consumer protection

S6468 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8602
Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ggg, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S100, A4646
2019-2020: S434, A1041

S6468 - Summary

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets.

S6468 - Sponsor Memo

S6468 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6468

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 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

S6468A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8602
Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ggg, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S100, A4646
2019-2020: S434, A1041

S6468A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets.

S6468A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6468A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6468--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

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
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.

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