|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 27, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S468
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S468 (ACTIVE) - Details
S468 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S468 REVISED MEMO 02/06/2019 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law and the tax law, in relation to amending certain definitions relating to tobacco products; and to amend the public health law and the tax law, in relation to changing the minimum pack sizes for tobacco products and the tax amount for tobacco products PURPOSE: To ensure that state definition of all tobacco products reaches all of the new smokeless tobacco products and remain comprehensive so that all products will not escape having to fully comply with all state tobacco product tax laws. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1399-aa subdivision 5 of the public health law is amended: To make sure that the state definition of "tobacco products" reaches all new and novel smokeless tobacco products.
S468 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 468 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law and the tax law, in relation to amending certain definitions relating to tobacco products; and to amend the public health law and the tax law, in relation to changing the minimum pack sizes for tobacco products and the tax amount for tobacco products THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 1399-aa of the public health law, as amended by chapter 152 of the laws of 2004, is amended and a new subdivision 14 is added to read as follows: 5. "Tobacco products" means one or more cigarettes or cigars, bidis, chewing tobacco, LOOSE TOBACCO, SINGLE-UNIT TOBACCO, powdered tobacco, nicotine water or any other tobacco products AND ALSO INCLUDES ANY OTHER PRODUCT CONTAINING TOBACCO OR NICOTINE THAT IS INTENDED OR EXPECTED TO BE CONSUMED EXCEPT FOR ANY SUCH PRODUCT THAT HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR SALE AS A TOBACCO USE CESSATION PRODUCT OR FOR OTHER MEDICAL PURPOSES AND IS BEING MARKETED AND SOLD SOLELY FOR THAT APPROVED PURPOSE. 14. "CIGARETTE" MEANS ANY ROLL FOR SMOKING MADE WHOLLY OR IN PART OF TOBACCO OR OF ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE, IRRESPECTIVE OF SIZE, SHAPE, APPEAR- ANCE, PACKAGING, PRICING, MARKETING OR LABELING AND WHETHER OR NOT SUCH TOBACCO OR SUBSTANCE IS FLAVORED, ADULTERATED OR MIXED WITH ANY OTHER INGREDIENT, THE WRAPPER OR COVER OF WHICH IS MADE OF PAPER OR ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE OR MATERIAL BUT IS NOT MADE IN WHOLE OR IN PART OF TOBACCO THAT IS LIKELY TO BE OFFERED TO, PURCHASED BY, OR CONSUMED BY CONSUMERS AS A CIGARETTE, AS DEFINED ABOVE, INCLUDING ANY ROLL FOR SMOKING CONTAINING TOBACCO WRAPPED IN A SUBSTANCE CONTAINING TOBACCO THAT WEIGHS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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