assembly Bill A1041

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets

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Jan 14, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A1041 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S434
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ggg, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8602, S6468
2017-2018: A4646, S100

A1041 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to child proofing liquid detergent packets.

A1041 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1041

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. SIMOTAS, SIMON, MAGNARELLI, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY,
  GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, GALEF, COLTON, D. ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A.   DE LA ROSA, LUPARDO -- 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:
  (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
DESIGNED IN AN OPAQUE, UNIFORM COLOR THAT IS NOT ATTRACTIVE TO  CHILDREN
AND IS NOT EASILY PERMEATED BY A CHILD'S BITE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01485-01-9

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