assembly Bill A4646A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 05, 2018 print number 4646a
Feb 05, 2018 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 03, 2018 referred to consumer affairs and protection
Feb 03, 2017 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A4646 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S100
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ggg, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8602, S6468
2019-2020: A1041, S434

A4646 - Summary

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets.

A4646 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4646

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. SIMOTAS, SIMON, MAGNARELLI, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY,
  GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LUPARDO,  TITONE  --  read
  once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN  ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to child proofing
  liquid detergent packets

  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-ggg to read as follows:
  §  399-GGG.  PACKAGING OF LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, "LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS" SHALL MEAN A  CONSUMER  PRODUCT
THAT  CONSISTS  OF A LIQUID OR GEL DETERGENT ENCLOSED IN A WATER SOLUBLE
OUTER LAYER.
  2. NO PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION SHALL SELL OR  OFFER  FOR  SALE  ANY
LIQUID  DETERGENT  PACKETS, UNLESS THE LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS ARE SOLD
OR OFFERED FOR SALE IN A CHILD-RESISTANT PACKAGE WHICH  IS  DESIGNED  TO
PREVENT ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN TO LIQUID DETERGENT.
  3.  NO  PERSON,  FIRM  OR CORPORATION SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE ANY
LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS UNLESS SUCH DETERGENT PACKETS ARE DESIGNED IN A
UNIFORM COLOR.
  4. EACH LIQUID DETERGENT PACKET SHALL BE ENCLOSED IN A SEPARATE, INDI-
VIDUAL, NON-PERMEABLE WRAPPER CONTAINING  A  WARNING  STATING  "WARNING:
HARMFUL IF PUT IN MOUTH OR SWALLOWED. EYE IRRITANT. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF
CHILDREN".
  5.  EVERY  CONTAINER  OF  LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS OFFERED FOR SALE IN
THIS STATE SHALL CONTAIN A WARNING CONCERNING THE DANGERS OF  THE  EXPO-
SURE  OF  LIQUID  DETERGENT  PACKETS  TO CHILDREN. SUCH WARNING SHALL BE
READABLE AND CONSPICUOUSLY PLACED AND SHALL STATE:    "LIQUID  DETERGENT
PACKETS  ARE  NOT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED OR EXPOSED
TO THE EYES OR SKIN. KEEP OUT OF REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN. IN CASE OF
EXPOSURE CONTACT A PHYSICIAN OR POISON CONTROL CENTER IMMEDIATELY".
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.

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A4646A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S100
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ggg, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8602, S6468
2019-2020: A1041, S434

A4646A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets.

A4646A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4646--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. SIMOTAS, SIMON, MAGNARELLI, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY,
  GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LUPARDO,  TITONE  --  read
  once  and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to child proofing
  liquid detergent packets

  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-ggg to read as follows:
  §  399-GGG. PACKAGING OF LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS.  1. FOR PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION:
  (A) "LIQUID DETERGENT PACKETS" SHALL  MEAN  A  CONSUMER  PRODUCT  THAT
CONSISTS  OF A LIQUID OR GEL DETERGENT ENCLOSED IN A WATER SOLUBLE OUTER
LAYER AND IS DESIGNED TO BE PLACED IN A WASHING MACHINE;
  (B) "CHILD-RESISTANT WRAPPER" SHALL MEAN AN  OPAQUE  COVERING  OF  THE
LIQUID  DETERGENT PACKET THAT IS NOT EASILY PERMEATED BY A CHILD'S BITE,
WHICH HAS A UNIFORM COLOR THAT IS NOT ATTRACTIVE TO CHILDREN; AND
  (C) "PACKAGE" SHALL MEAN OVERALL CHILD-RESISTANT  STOCK  KEEPING  ITEM
THAT CONTAINS LIQUID DETERGENT PACKAGES.
  2.  NO  PERSON,  FIRM,  PARTNERSHIP,  ASSOCIATION OR CORPORATION SHALL
DISTRIBUTE, SELL AT RETAIL OR OFFER FOR RETAIL SALE IN  THIS  STATE  ANY
LIQUID  DETERGENT  PACKETS,  UNLESS  THE  LIQUID  DETERGENT  PACKETS ARE
CONTAINED IN A CHILD-RESISTANT WRAPPER  WHICH  IS  DESIGNED  TO  PREVENT
ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN TO LIQUID DETERGENT.
  3.  NO  PERSON,  FIRM,  PARTNERSHIP,  ASSOCIATION OR CORPORATION SHALL
DISTRIBUTE, SELL AT RETAIL OR OFFER FOR RETAIL SALE IN  THIS  STATE  ANY
LIQUID  DETERGENT  PACKETS  UNLESS  SUCH  LIQUID  DETERGENT  PACKETS ARE

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

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