senate Bill S6075

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to labeling of packaging for electronic cigarette products

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
May 16, 2019 referred to health

S6075 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1399-gg, Pub Health L

S6075 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to labeling of packaging for electronic cigarette products; requires such packaging to bear brightly-colored labeling indicating that such products contains nicotine or may be used to inhale nicotine vapors.

S6075 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6075 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6075

                       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 labeling of  pack-
  aging for electronic cigarette products

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

  Section 1. Section 1399-gg of the public health  law,  as  amended  by
chapter 513 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  §  1399-gg. Out-of-package sales and [minimum package sizes] PACKAGING
REQUIREMENTS. 1. All tobacco cigarettes sold or offered for  sale  by  a
retail  dealer  shall  be  sold or offered for sale in the package, box,
carton or other container provided by  the  manufacturer,  importer,  or
packager which bears all health warnings required by applicable law.
  2.  No  person  engaged  in  the business of manufacturing, selling or
otherwise distributing tobacco products,  herbal  cigarettes,  cigarette
wrapping  papers,  wrapping leaves or tubes, or any agent or employee of
such person, shall manufacture or cause to be manufactured for  sale  in
this  state,  or  sell  or  distribute in this state: (a) any package or
other container of cigarettes containing fewer than  twenty  cigarettes;
(b) any package of roll-your-own tobacco containing less than six-tenths
of  an  ounce of tobacco; or (c) any package or other container of ciga-
rette wrapping papers, wrapping leaves or tubes, that are  or  are  held
out  to be suitable for use or used as devices to wrap tobacco for smok-
ing, containing fewer than twenty sheets, leaves or tubes.
  3. NO PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS  OF  MANUFACTURING,  SELLING,  OR
OTHERWISE  DISTRIBUTING ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES SHALL MANUFACTURE OR CAUSE
TO BE MANUFACTURED FOR SALE IN THIS STATE, OR SELL OR DISTRIBUTE IN THIS
STATE, ANY ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE UNLESS THE  CONTAINER  OR  PACKAGING  OF
SUCH  ELECTRONIC  CIGARETTE  BEARS BRIGHTLY-COLORED LABELING WHICH INDI-
CATES THAT THE CONTENTS OF SUCH CONTAINER OR PACKAGING CONTAIN  NICOTINE
OR CAN BE USED FOR THE INHALATION OF NICOTINE VAPORS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.

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