assembly Bill A4968

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits day care centers from using or having for use toxic toys; defines toxic toys

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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

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A4968 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28-F §§491 - 491-d, Gen Bus L; amd §94-a, Exec L; amd §390, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A6363
2013-2014: A2648
2015-2016: A5049

A4968 - Summary

Prohibits 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; defines unsafe children's products; authorizes civil penalties.

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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