senate Bill S8098

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of dry ice to individuals under eighteen years of age

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (3)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2018 print number 8098a
Jun 11, 2018 amend and recommit to consumer protection
Mar 28, 2018 referred to consumer protection

S8098 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-hh, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4559

S8098 - Summary

Prohibits the sale of dry ice to individuals under eighteen years of age; a violation shall be punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars.

S8098 - Sponsor Memo

S8098 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8098

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 28, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 prohibiting the
  sale of dry ice to individuals under twenty-one years of age

  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-hh to read as follows:
  §  399-HH.  PROHIBITS THE SALE OF DRY ICE TO INDIVIDUALS UNDER TWENTY-
ONE YEARS OF AGE. 1. NO  PERSON,  CORPORATION,  PARTNERSHIP  OR  LIMITED
LIABILITY  COMPANY  SHALL KNOWINGLY SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE DRY ICE TO AN
INDIVIDUAL UNDER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE.
  2. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE  AN  OFFENSE
PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS. A VIOLATION
OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AFTER HAVING BEEN PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED
OF  SUCH  AN  OFFENSE  WITHIN THE PREVIOUS FIVE YEARS SHALL BE A CLASS B
MISDEMEANOR PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14523-02-8

S8098A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-hh, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4559

S8098A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of dry ice to individuals under eighteen years of age; a violation shall be punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars.

S8098A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8098A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8098--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 28, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
  sale of dry ice to individuals under twenty-one years of age

  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-hh to read as follows:
  §  399-HH. PROHIBITS THE SALE OF DRY ICE TO INDIVIDUALS UNDER EIGHTEEN
YEARS OF AGE. 1. NO PERSON, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP OR LIMITED  LIABIL-
ITY  COMPANY  SHALL KNOWINGLY SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE DRY ICE TO AN INDI-
VIDUAL UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE.
  2. ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP OR LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY
SELLING  OR  OFFERING  FOR SALE DRY ICE SHALL REQUIRE PROOF OF LEGAL AGE
PRIOR TO ALLOWING AN INDIVIDUAL TO PURCHASE DRY ICE. SUCH IDENTIFICATION
NEED NOT BE REQUIRED OF ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO REASONABLY APPEARS TO  BE  AT
LEAST  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH APPEARANCE
SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A DEFENSE IN ANY PROCEEDING ALLEGING  THE  SALE  OF
DRY ICE TO AN INDIVIDUAL UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE.
  3.  ANY  PERSON, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP OR LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
WHICH VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION  SHALL  BE  SUBJECT  TO  A
CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER VIOLATION.
  §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14523-06-8

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.