|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to codes|
|Apr 25, 2017||reported referred to codes|
|Feb 06, 2017||referred to consumer affairs and protection|
assembly Bill A4968
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Stacey Pheffer Amato
A4968 - Details
A4968 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4968 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 6, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SIMOTAS, BENEDETTO, ROSENTHAL, SEAWRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK, CYMBROWITZ, GOTTFRIED, HOOPER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, the executive law and the social services law, in relation to prohibiting every child day care, child day care provider, child day care center, group family day care home, school age child care or family day care home from using or having for use unsafe children's products, defining unsafe children's products and authorizing civil penalties 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 article 28-F to read as follows: ARTICLE 28-F NEW YORK SAFE CHILD CARE ACT SECTION 491. SHORT TITLE. 491-A. DEFINITIONS. 491-B. LIST OF UNSAFE CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS AND DURABLE JUVENILE PRODUCTS. 491-C. UNSAFE CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS; CHILD CARE. 491-D. ENFORCEMENT. § 491. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE "NEW YORK SAFE CHILD CARE ACT". § 491-A. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE: 1. "CHIL- DREN'S PRODUCT" MEANS A TOY OR OTHER ARTICLE, OTHER THAN CLOTHING, PRIMARILY INTENDED FOR USE BY A CHILD UNDER TWELVE YEARS OF AGE. THE FOLLOWING SHALL BE CONSIDERED IN DETERMINING IF THE TOY OR ARTICLE IS INTENDED FOR A CHILD UNDER TWELVE YEARS OF AGE: A. A STATEMENT BY A MANUFACTURER ABOUT THE INTENDED USE OF SUCH TOY OR ARTICLE, INCLUDING A LABEL ON SUCH TOY OR ARTICLE; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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