senate Bill S5056

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to restricting advertisement and promotion of electronic cigarettes

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2019 1st report cal.875
Apr 05, 2019 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S5056
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

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S5056 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8141
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 24-D §§375 - 379, Gen Bus L

S5056 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides restrictions on advertisement and promotion of electronic cigarettes; prohibits misrepresentations regarding health consequences; prohibits agreements which suppress research data regarding health consequences of vaping.

S5056 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5056 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5056

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law,  in  relation  to  restricting
  advertisement and promotion of electronic cigarettes

  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 article
24-D to read as follows:

                              ARTICLE 24-D
     ADVERTISEMENT AND PROMOTION OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES TO MINORS

SECTION 375. DEFINITIONS.
        376. ADVERTISING PROHIBITIONS.
        377. PROMOTIONS PROHIBITED.
        378. RESEARCH; MISREPRESENTATIONS.
        379. PENALTIES.
  § 375. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE" OR "E-CIGARETTE" MEANS AN ELECTRONIC  DEVICE
THAT  DELIVERS  VAPOR  WHICH IS INHALED BY AN INDIVIDUAL USER, AND SHALL
INCLUDE ANY REFILL, CARTRIDGE AND ANY OTHER COMPONENT OF SUCH A DEVICE.
  2. "SCHOOL GROUNDS" MEANS: (A) IN, ON OR WITHIN ANY  BUILDING,  STRUC-
TURE,  ATHLETIC  PLAYING  FIELD, PLAYGROUND OR LAND CONTAINED WITHIN THE
REAL PROPERTY BOUNDARY LINE OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ELEMENTARY,  PAROCHI-
AL,  INTERMEDIATE,  JUNIOR  HIGH, VOCATIONAL, OR HIGH SCHOOL, OR (B) ANY
AREA ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC LOCATED WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED  FEET  OF  THE
REAL  PROPERTY  BOUNDARY  LINE  COMPRISING ANY SUCH SCHOOL OR ANY PARKED
AUTOMOBILE OR OTHER PARKED VEHICLE LOCATED WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED  FEET  OF
THE  REAL  PROPERTY  BOUNDARY  LINE  COMPRISING ANY SUCH SCHOOL. FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION AN "AREA ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC"  SHALL  MEAN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11014-01-9

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