senate Bill S1181

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale of certain flavored tobacco and electronic cigarette products

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 11, 2019 referred to health

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S1181 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4787
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1399-mm-1, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8278

S1181 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of certain flavored tobacco and electronic cigarette products; imposes civil penalties for violations thereof.

S1181 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1181 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1181

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. CARLUCCI, MAYER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  prohibiting  the
  sale of certain flavored tobacco and electronic cigarette products

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
1399-mm-l to read as follows:
  §  1399-MM-L.  FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND FLAVORED ELECTRONIC CIGA-
RETTE FLUID PROHIBITED. 1. NO ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE, FLUID  OR  COMPONENT
THEREOF;  NO  SMOKELESS  TOBACCO  PRODUCT  OR  COMPONENT THEREOF; AND NO
TOBACCO PRODUCT MEANT FOR HOOKAH OR COMPONENT THEREOF MADE FOR  SALE  IN
THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL CONTAIN, AS A CONSTITUENT (INCLUDING A SMOKE
CONSTITUENT)  OR  ADDITIVE: AND ARTIFICIAL OR NATURAL FLAVOR (OTHER THAN
TOBACCO OR MENTHOL) OR AN HERB OR SPICE,  INCLUDING  STRAWBERRY,  GRAPE,
ORANGE,  CLOVE,  CINNAMON, PINEAPPLE, VANILLA, COCONUT, LICORICE, COCOA,
CHOCOLATE, CHERRY, OR COFFEE, THAT IS A  CHARACTERIZING  FLAVOR  OF  THE
TOBACCO PRODUCT OR ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE PRODUCT.
  2.  THE  COMMISSION  MAY  IMPOSE  A CIVIL PENALTY OF NO LESS THAN FIVE
THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NO MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE  THOUSAND  DOLLARS  FOR  A
FIRST  OFFENSE  FOR  ANY RETAIL ESTABLISHMENT OR INTERNET BASED BUSINESS
FOUND TO BE IN VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION. THE COMMIS-
SIONER MAY IMPOSE A CIVIL PENALTY OF NO LESS THAN TEN  THOUSAND  DOLLARS
AND  NO  MORE  THAN  THIRTY  THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT
VIOLATION WITHIN THREE YEARS FOLLOWING A PRIOR FINDING OF VIOLATION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06557-01-9

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