assembly Bill A217

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the sale of crib bumper pads and the restriction of the use of such pads in certain settings

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Feb 21, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.44
Feb 11, 2019 reported
Feb 05, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A217 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3788
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ii, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9186, S7041
2017-2018: A4151, S4055

A217 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the sale of crib bumper pads and to restricting the use of such pads in certain settings.

A217 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   217

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  DINOWITZ,  LUPARDO, SOLAGES, SIMON,
  BUCHWALD, ARROYO, McDONOUGH, SEAWRIGHT, WEPRIN, OTIS,  GALEF,  COLTON,
  JEAN-PIERRE,  D'URSO  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on
  Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the prohibition
  of the sale of crib bumper pads and the restriction of the use of such
  pads in certain settings

  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-ii to read as follows:
  §  399-II.  PROHIBIT  THE SALE OF CRIB BUMPER PADS AND RESTRICT USE OF
SUCH PADS IN CERTAIN SETTINGS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:  (A)
"CRIB" SHALL MEAN A BED OR  CONTAINMENT  DESIGNATED  TO  ACCOMMODATE  AN
INFANT.
  (B) "CRIB BUMPER PADS" SHALL MEAN A PAD OR PADS OF A NON-MESH MATERIAL
RESTING  DIRECTLY ABOVE THE MATTRESS IN A CRIB, RUNNING THE SURFACE AREA
OF THE CRIB OR ALONG THE LENGTH OF ANY OF  THE  INTERIOR  SIDES  OF  THE
CRIB. "CRIB BUMPER PAD" DOES NOT INCLUDE MESH LINERS.
  (C) "DISTRIBUTOR" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO DELIVERS TO A PERSON OTHER
THAN THE PURCHASER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RETAIL SALE.
  (D) "MANUFACTURER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO MAKES AND PLACES INTO THE
STREAM OF COMMERCE A BUMPER PAD AS DEFINED BY THIS SECTION.
  (E) "RETAILER" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION
ELEVEN OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
  (F)  "SECONDHAND  DEALER"  SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN
SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
  (G) "CHILD CARE FACILITY" SHALL MEAN  ANY  PLACE  SUBJECT  TO  SECTION
THREE  HUNDRED  NINETY OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW OR ARTICLE FORTY-SEVEN

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

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