|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 26, 2018||referred to health|
senate Bill S8278
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
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S8278 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8278 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8278 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting the sale of certain flavored tobacco and electronic cigarette products PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to prohibit flavors in tobacco and electronic cigarette products. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the public health law by adding a new section 1399-mm-1 to prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco and electronic ciga- rette products. It establishes fines and penalties for failure to comply. Section two is the effective date.
S8278 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8278 I N S E N A T E April 26, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting the sale of certain flavored tobacco and electronic cigarette products THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 1399-mm-l to read as follows: § 1399-MM-L. FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND FLAVORED ELECTRONIC CIGA- RETTE FLUID PROHIBITED. 1. NO ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE, FLUID OR COMPONENT THEREOF; NO SMOKELESS TOBACCO PRODUCT OR COMPONENT THEREOF; AND NO TOBACCO PRODUCT MEANT FOR HOOKAH OR COMPONENT THEREOF MADE FOR SALE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL CONTAIN, AS A CONSTITUENT (INCLUDING A SMOKE CONSTITUENT) OR ADDITIVE: AND ARTIFICIAL OR NATURAL FLAVOR (OTHER THAN TOBACCO OR MENTHOL) OR AN HERB OR SPICE, INCLUDING STRAWBERRY, GRAPE, ORANGE, CLOVE, CINNAMON, PINEAPPLE, VANILLA, COCONUT, LICORICE, COCOA, CHOCOLATE, CHERRY, OR COFFEE, THAT IS A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR OF THE TOBACCO PRODUCT OR ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE PRODUCT. 2. THE COMMISSION MAY IMPOSE A CIVIL PENALTY OF NO LESS THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NO MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A FIRST OFFENSE FOR ANY RETAIL ESTABLISHMENT OR INTERNET BASED BUSINESS FOUND TO BE IN VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION. THE COMMIS- SIONER MAY IMPOSE A CIVIL PENALTY OF NO LESS THAN TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NO MORE THAN THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT VIOLATION WITHIN THREE YEARS FOLLOWING A PRIOR FINDING OF VIOLATION. § 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. LBD15587-01-8
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