senate Bill S7041A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the sale of crib bumper pads and the restriction of the use of such pads in certain settings

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
Jun 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
amended 7041a
May 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2016 1st report cal.1076
Mar 18, 2016 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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May 24, 2016 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S7041
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 24, 2016

aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

S7041 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9186
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ii, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4055, A4151
2019-2020: S3788, A217

S7041 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the sale of crib bumper pads and to restricting the use of such pads in certain settings.

S7041 - Sponsor Memo

S7041 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7041

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. VENDITTO -- 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 prohibition
  of the sale of crib bumper pads and the restriction of the use of such
  pads in certain settings

  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-ii to read as follows:
  S  399-II.  PROHIBIT  THE SALE OF CRIB BUMPER PADS AND RESTRICT USE OF
SUCH PADS IN CERTAIN SETTINGS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:  (A)
"CRIB" SHALL MEAN A BED OR  CONTAINMENT  DESIGNATED  TO  ACCOMMODATE  AN
INFANT.
  (B)  "CRIB  BUMPER PADS" SHALL MEAN A PAD OR PADS OF NON-MESH MATERIAL
RESTING DIRECTLY ABOVE THE MATTRESS IN A CRIB, RUNNING THE SURFACE  AREA
OF  THE  CRIB  OR  ALONG  THE LENGTH OF ANY OF THE INTERIOR SIDES OF THE
CRIB. "CRIB BUMPER PAD" DOES NOT INCLUDE MESH LINERS.
  (C) "DISTRIBUTOR" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO DELIVERS TO A PERSON OTHER
THAN THE PURCHASER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RETAIL SALE.
  (D) "MANUFACTURER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO MAKES AND PLACES INTO THE
STREAM OF COMMERCE A BUMPER PAD AS DEFINED BY THIS SECTION.
  (E) "RETAILER" MEANS ANY PERSON OTHER THAN A  MANUFACTURER,  DISTRIBU-
TOR, OR WHOLESALER WHO SELLS, LEASES, OR SUBLETS CRIB BUMPER PADS.
  (F)  "CHILD  CARE  FACILITY"  SHALL  MEAN ANY PLACE SUBJECT TO SECTION
THREE HUNDRED NINETY OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW OR  ARTICLE  FORTY-SEVEN
OF  THE  NEW YORK CITY HEALTH CODE AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTION FIVE HUNDRED
FIFTY-EIGHT OF THE NEW YORK CITY CHARTER.
  (G) "PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION" SHALL MEAN ANY INN, HOTEL,  MOTEL,
MOTOR  COURT  OR  OTHER ESTABLISHMENT THAT PROVIDES LODGING TO TRANSIENT
GUESTS. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT  INCLUDE  AN  ESTABLISHMENT  TREATED  AS  AN
APARTMENT  BUILDING FOR PURPOSES OF ANY STATE OR LOCAL LAW OR REGULATION
OR AN ESTABLISHMENT LOCATED WITHIN A BUILDING  THAT  CONTAINS  NOT  MORE
THAN  FIVE  ROOMS  FOR  RENT  OR HIRE AND THAT IS ACTUALLY OCCUPIED AS A
RESIDENCE BY THE PROPRIETOR OF SUCH ESTABLISHMENT.

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

Co-Sponsors

S7041A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9186
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ii, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4055, A4151
2019-2020: S3788, A217

S7041A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the sale of crib bumper pads and to restricting the use of such pads in certain settings.

S7041A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7041A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7041--A
    Cal. No. 1076

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. VENDITTO, AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Consumer
  Protection -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and  second report, amended on second report, ordered to a third read-
  ing, and to be reprinted as amended, retaining its place in the  order
  of third reading

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the prohibition
  of the sale of crib bumper pads and the restriction of the use of such
  pads in certain settings

  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-ii to read as follows:
  S 399-II. PROHIBIT THE SALE OF CRIB BUMPER PADS AND  RESTRICT  USE  OF
SUCH PADS IN CERTAIN SETTINGS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:  (A)
"CRIB"  SHALL  MEAN  A  BED  OR CONTAINMENT DESIGNATED TO ACCOMMODATE AN
INFANT.
  (B) "CRIB BUMPER PADS" SHALL MEAN A PAD OR PADS OF  NON-MESH  MATERIAL
RESTING  DIRECTLY ABOVE THE MATTRESS IN A CRIB, RUNNING THE SURFACE AREA
OF THE CRIB OR ALONG THE LENGTH OF ANY OF  THE  INTERIOR  SIDES  OF  THE
CRIB. "CRIB BUMPER PAD" DOES NOT INCLUDE MESH LINERS.
  (C) "DISTRIBUTOR" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO DELIVERS TO A PERSON OTHER
THAN THE PURCHASER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RETAIL SALE.
  (D) "MANUFACTURER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO MAKES AND PLACES INTO THE
STREAM OF COMMERCE A BUMPER PAD AS DEFINED BY THIS SECTION.
  (E) "RETAILER" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION
ELEVEN OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
  (F)  "SECONDHAND  DEALER"  SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN
SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
  (G) "CHILD CARE FACILITY" SHALL MEAN  ANY  PLACE  SUBJECT  TO  SECTION
THREE  HUNDRED  NINETY OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW OR ARTICLE FORTY-SEVEN
OF THE NEW YORK CITY HEALTH CODE AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED
FIFTY-EIGHT OF THE NEW YORK CITY CHARTER.
  (H)  "PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION" SHALL MEAN ANY INN, HOTEL, MOTEL,
MOTOR COURT OR OTHER ESTABLISHMENT THAT PROVIDES  LODGING  TO  TRANSIENT
GUESTS.  SUCH  TERM  SHALL  NOT  INCLUDE  AN ESTABLISHMENT TREATED AS AN

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