senate Bill S6272

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting municipalities from banning the sale of fur garments

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to consumer protection
May 31, 2019 referred to consumer protection

S6272 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-aaaa, Gen Bus L

S6272 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits municipalities from banning the sale of fur garments.

S6272 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6272 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6272

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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  prohibiting
  municipalities from banning the sale of fur garments

  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 section
399-aaaa to read as follows:
  § 399-AAAA. PROHIBITION ON THE BANNING  OF  FUR  PRODUCTS  BY  MUNICI-
PALITIES.  1.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "MUNICIPALITY" SHALL MEAN A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE  LOCATED
WITHIN THE STATE.
  (B) "FUR" SHALL MEAN ANY ANIMAL SKIN OR PART THEREOF WITH HAIR, FLEECE
OR FUR FIBERS ATTACHED THERETO, EITHER IN ITS RAW OR PROCESSED STATE.
  (C)  "FUR  GARMENT" SHALL MEAN ANY ARTICLE OF CLOTHING OR COVERING FOR
ANY PART OF THE BODY, OR ANY FASHION ACCESSORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMIT-
ED TO  HANDBAGS,  SHOES,  SLIPPERS,  HATS,  EARMUFFS,  SCARVES,  SHAWLS,
GLOVES,  JEWELRY,  AND  KEY  CHAINS, THAT IS MADE IN WHOLE OR IN PART OF
FUR.
  2. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY MUNICIPALITY TO ENACT ANY LAW, RULE OR
REGULATION IMPOSING A BAN ON THE SALE, OFFER TO SELL, DISPLAY FOR  SALE,
TRADING, GIVING, DONATION, OR OTHERWISE DISTRIBUTION OF A FUR GARMENT BY
ANY MEANS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13020-01-9

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