|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to health|
|Jun 20, 2019||recommitted to rules|
|Jun 18, 2019||ordered to third reading cal.1518|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 16, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S6073
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6073 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6073 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6073 SPONSOR: BROOKS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the regulation of electronic distributors of vaping products PURPOSE: Enacts rules to ensure that online retailers of vaping products take necessary steps to prevent minors from purchasing their goods and rules regarding proper labelling of such products when shipped from an online retailer. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. adds a new section 1399-ddd to the Public Health Law and provides for conspicuous labeling of shipped vaping products. Provides that online retailers take necessary steps to keep minors from purchas- ing their products including warning labels, signed acknowledgements and photo ID requirements. Gives the department of health oversight of such retailers and authority to suspend their licenses if requirements are
S6073 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6073 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BROOKS -- 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 the regulation of electronic distributors of vaping 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-ddd to read as follows: § 1399-DDD. ONLINE SALE OF VAPING PRODUCTS. 1. (A) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "VAPING" OR "VAPING PRODUCTS" SHALL MEAN THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE OR ANY PRODUCTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF SUCH. (B) "ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTOR" SHALL MEAN ANY LICENSED PERSON OR BUSI- NESS WHO ADVERTISES AND SELLS VAPING PRODUCTS TO THE PUBLIC ONLINE THROUGH A WEBSITE, WHERE AN INDIVIDUAL IS ABLE TO PURCHASE SUCH PRODUCTS AND HAVE THEM DELIVERED DIRECTLY. 2. ALL ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTORS OF VAPING PRODUCTS SHALL ENSURE THAT THE OUTSIDE OF EACH SHIPPING CONTAINER USED TO SHIP SUCH VAPING PRODUCT DIRECTLY TO A NEW YORK RESIDENT OR ANY RESIDENT OUTSIDE OF THE STATE IS CLEARLY AND CONSPICUOUSLY LABELED WITH THE WORDS: "CONTAINS TOBACCO PRODUCTS-SIGNATURE OF PERSON AGE 21 OR OLDER REQUIRED FOR DELIVERY - NOT FOR RESALE" OR WITH OTHER LANGUAGE SPECIFICALLY APPROVED BY THE DEPART- MENT. 3. (A) ALL ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTORS SHALL CLEARLY AND CONSPICUOUSLY PROVIDE NOTICE ON THEIR WEBSITE THAT A PURCHASER SHALL BE TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE IN ORDER TO PURCHASE SUCH VAPING PRODUCTS. ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTORS SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING THE NECESSARY STEPS AND EXERCISING DUE DILIGENCE IN PREVENTING MINORS FROM HAVING ACCESS TO PURCHASE VAPING PRODUCTS FROM THEIR WEBSITES. (B) THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, WHERE NECESSARY, INTO ANY ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTOR AND THEIR WEBSITE TO DETERMINE IF SUCH DISTRIBUTOR HAS SUFFICIENT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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