Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to economic development
|Jan 09, 2019||
referred to economic development
Assembly Bill A496
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-A496 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-A496 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 496 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, BARRETT, GOTTFRIED, EPSTEIN, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GLICK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Economic Development AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the sale of cosmetics tested on animals 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-aaaa to read as follows: § 399-AAAA. SELLING OF ANIMAL TESTED COSMETICS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "COSMETIC" SHALL MEAN (1) ARTICLES INTENDED TO BE RUBBED, POURED, SPRINKLED, OR SPRAYED ON, INTRODUCED INTO, OR OTHERWISE APPLIED TO THE HUMAN BODY OR ANY PART THEREOF FOR CLEANSING, BEAUTIFYING, PROMOTING ATTRACTIVENESS, OR ALTERING THE APPEARANCE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PERSONAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS SUCH AS DEODORANT, SHAMPOO OR CONDITIONER, AND (2) ARTICLES INTENDED FOR USE AS A COMPONENT OF ANY SUCH ARTICLES. (B) "COSMETIC ANIMAL TESTING" SHALL MEAN THE INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL APPLICATION OR EXPOSURE OF ANY COSMETIC TO THE SKIN, EYES, OR OTHER BODY PART OF A LIVE NON-HUMAN VERTEBRATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF EVALUATING THE SAFETY OR EFFICACY OF A COSMETIC. 2. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION OR AGENT OR EMPLOYEE THEREOF TO MANUFACTURE, KNOWINGLY IMPORT FOR PROFIT, SELL AT RETAIL OR OFFER FOR SALE AT RETAIL, ANY COSMETIC IF THE FINAL PRODUCT OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF WAS DEVELOPED OR MANUFACTURED USING COSMETIC ANIMAL TESTING AFTER THIS SECTION SHALL HAVE BECOME A LAW. 3. WHENEVER THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL BELIEVE FROM EVIDENCE SATISFAC- TORY TO HIM OR HER THAT ANY PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION OR AGENT OR EMPLOYEE THEREOF HAS VIOLATED ANY PROVISION OF EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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