assembly Bill A4712

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits any retail establishment from selling dietary supplements that contain creatine to individuals under eighteen years of age

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Feb 03, 2017 referred to consumer affairs and protection

A4712 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง391-u, Gen Bus L

A4712 - Summary

Prohibits any retail establishment from selling dietary supplements that contain creatine to individuals under eighteen years of age; provides that any retail establishment in violation shall be subject to a civil penalty of not more than five hundred dollars per violation.

A4712 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4712

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
  sale of the dietary supplement creatine to individuals under  eighteen
  years of age

  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
391-u to read as follows:
  S 391-U. RESTRICTED ACCESS  TO  RETAIL  SALE  OF  DIETARY  SUPPLEMENTS
CONTAINING  CREATINE.    1. NO RETAIL ESTABLISHMENT SHALL OFFER FOR SALE
DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS CONTAINING ANY QUANTITY OF CREATINE TO AN INDIVIDUAL
UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE WITHIN NEW YORK STATE, EXCEPT AS  AUTHORIZED
BY SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  2.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING MEANINGS:
  (A) "DIETARY SUPPLEMENT" MEANS: (1) A  PRODUCT  (OTHER  THAN  TOBACCO)
THAT  IS  INTENDED TO SUPPLEMENT THE DIET AND THAT BEARS OR CONTAINS ONE
OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING DIETARY INGREDIENTS: A VITAMIN, A  MINERAL,  AN
HERB  OR OTHER BOTANICAL, AN AMINO ACID, A DIETARY SUBSTANCE FOR THE USE
BY A PERSON TO SUPPLEMENT THE DIET BY INCREASING THE TOTAL DAILY INTAKE,
OR A CONCENTRATE, METABOLITE, CONSTITUENT, EXTRACT, OR  COMBINATIONS  OF
THESE  INGREDIENTS; (2) INTENDED FOR INGESTION IN PILL, CAPSULE, TABLET,
POWDER OR LIQUID FORM; AND (3) LABELED AS A "DIETARY SUPPLEMENT"  PURSU-
ANT  TO  THE  FEDERAL  DIETARY  SUPPLEMENT  HEALTH AND EDUCATION ACT, 21
U.S.C. 321, AS AMENDED.
  (B) "CREATINE" MEANS ANY NATURAL OR SYNTHETIC FORM OF CREATINE INCLUD-
ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CREATINE MONOHYDRATE, CREATINE  CITRATE,  CREA-
TINE  ETHYL  ESTER,  CREATINE  METHYL ESTER, LIQUID CREATINE, MICRONIZED
CREATINE, CREATINE NITRATE, CREATINE MAGNESIUM CHELATE,  BUFFERED  CREA-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01932-01-7

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