assembly Bill A8629

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires electronic cigarettes and e-liquids to have nicotine levels which automatically taper off

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Oct 02, 2019 referred to health

A8629 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-aa & 1399-dd, Pub Health L

A8629 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of health to establish nicotine levels for electronic cigarettes and e-liquids which automatically taper in nicotine strength in amounts and at certain time intervals; further requires manufacturers to only manufacture, cause to be manufactured, or sold, in this state, any electronic cigarette or e-liquid unless such product automatically tapers in nicotine strength in amounts and at certain time intervals as determined by the department of health.

A8629 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8629

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             October 2, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing nico-
  tine levels for electronic cigarettes  and  e-liquids  which  automat-
  ically  taper  in  nicotine  strength  in  amounts and at certain time
  intervals

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  1399-aa  of  the public health law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14. "E-LIQUID" MEANS A LIQUID COMPOSED OF NICOTINE  AND  OTHER  CHEMI-
CALS,  AND  WHICH IS SOLD AS A PRODUCT THAT MAY BE USED IN AN ELECTRONIC
CIGARETTE.
  § 2. Section 1399-dd of the public health law, as amended  by  chapter
448  of  the  laws of 2012, subdivision (d) as amended by chapter 100 of
the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
  § 1399-dd. Sale AND MANUFACTURE of tobacco products, herbal cigarettes
or electronic cigarettes [in vending  machines].  1.  No  person,  firm,
partnership,  company  or  corporation  shall  operate a vending machine
which dispenses tobacco products, herbal cigarettes or electronic  ciga-
rettes unless such machine is located: (a) in a bar as defined in subdi-
vision one of section thirteen hundred ninety-nine-n of this chapter, or
the  bar  area of a food service establishment with a valid, on-premises
full liquor license; (b) in a private club; (c) in a tobacco business as
defined in subdivision eight of section thirteen hundred  ninety-nine-aa
of  this article; or (d) in a place of employment which has an insignif-
icant portion of its regular workforce comprised of people under the age
of twenty-one years and only in such locations that are  not  accessible
to  the  general  public;  provided, however, that in such locations the
vending machine is located in plain view and  under  the  direct  super-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13840-01-9