senate Bill S100A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Consumer Protection Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 02, 2018 print number 100a
Feb 02, 2018 amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 03, 2018 referred to consumer protection
Jan 04, 2017 referred to consumer protection

S100 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4646A
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ggg, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6468A, A8602A

S100 - Summary

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets.

S100 - Sponsor Memo

S100 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   100

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer 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:
  S 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".
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.

S100A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4646A
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ggg, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6468A, A8602A

S100A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets.

S100A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S100A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 100--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  recommitted to the Committee on Consumer Protection in accordance with
  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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:
  S 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.
                                                           LBD04548-02-8

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