senate Bill S6809A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products and accessories

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 04, 2020 print number 6809a
Mar 04, 2020 amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Oct 25, 2019 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S6809 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1399-cc-1, Pub Health L

S6809 - Summary

Prohibits the sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products and accessories and imposes a fine of not more than one hundred dollars for each infraction.

S6809 - Sponsor Memo

S6809 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6809

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  prohibiting  the
  sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products and accessories

  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-cc-1 to read as follows:
  §  1399-CC-1.  SALE  AND DISTRIBUTION OF FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND
ACCESSORIES PROHIBITED. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM
"CHARACTERIZING  FLAVOR"  SHALL  MEAN  A DISTINGUISHABLE TASTE OR AROMA,
OTHER THAN THE TASTE OR AROMA OF TOBACCO, IMPARTED EITHER  PRIOR  TO  OR
DURING  CONSUMPTION  OF A TOBACCO PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
TASTES OR AROMAS RELATING  TO  ANY  FRUIT,  CHOCOLATE,  VANILLA,  HONEY,
CANDY,  COCOA,  DESSERT,  ALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGE,  MINT, WINTERGREEN, HERB,
SPICE, OR MENTHOL, OR ANY CONCEPT FLAVOR THAT IMPARTS A TASTE  OR  AROMA
THAT  IS  DISTINGUISHABLE  FROM TOBACCO FLAVOR BUT MAY NOT RELATE TO ANY
PARTICULAR KNOWN FLAVOR.
  2. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA-
NY, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY SHALL SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, OR DISTRIB-
UTE TOBACCO PRODUCTS WITH A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR  OR  ACCESSORIES  THAT
IMPART A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR TO A TOBACCO PRODUCT IN THIS STATE.
  3.  ANY  PERSON,  FIRM,  PARTNERSHIP,  ASSOCIATION,  LIMITED LIABILITY
COMPANY, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY OTHER  THAN  A  MANUFACTURER  THAT
VIOLATES  THE  PROVISIONS  OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF
NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL TOBACCO PRODUCT OR
ACCESSORY WITH A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR THAT IS FOUND TO HAVE BEEN  SOLD,
OFFERED  FOR  SALE,  OR  DISTRIBUTED  IN  VIOLATION  OF  THIS SECTION. A
MANUFACTURER SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY  NOT  TO  EXCEED  FIFTY
THOUSAND  DOLLARS FOR EACH BRAND OR STYLE OF SUCH MANUFACTURER'S TOBACCO
PRODUCTS OR ACCESSORIES THAT IS FOUND TO HAVE  BEEN  SOLD,  OFFERED  FOR

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

Co-Sponsors

S6809A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1399-cc-1, Pub Health L

S6809A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products and accessories and imposes a fine of not more than one hundred dollars for each infraction.

S6809A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6809A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6809--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI, KRUEGER, SANDERS -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Rules  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Health in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  prohibiting  the
  sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products and accessories

  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-cc-1 to read as follows:
  §  1399-CC-1.  SALE  AND DISTRIBUTION OF FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND
ACCESSORIES PROHIBITED. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM
"CHARACTERIZING  FLAVOR"  SHALL  MEAN  A DISTINGUISHABLE TASTE OR AROMA,
OTHER THAN THE TASTE OR AROMA OF TOBACCO, IMPARTED EITHER  PRIOR  TO  OR
DURING  CONSUMPTION  OF A TOBACCO PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
TASTES OR AROMAS RELATING  TO  ANY  FRUIT,  CHOCOLATE,  VANILLA,  HONEY,
CANDY,  COCOA,  DESSERT,  ALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGE,  MINT, WINTERGREEN, HERB,
SPICE, OR MENTHOL, OR ANY CONCEPT FLAVOR THAT IMPARTS A TASTE  OR  AROMA
THAT  IS  DISTINGUISHABLE  FROM TOBACCO FLAVOR BUT MAY NOT RELATE TO ANY
PARTICULAR KNOWN FLAVOR.
  2. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA-
NY, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY SHALL SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, OR DISTRIB-
UTE TOBACCO PRODUCTS WITH A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR  OR  ACCESSORIES  THAT
IMPART A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR TO A TOBACCO PRODUCT IN THIS STATE.
  3.  ANY  PERSON,  FIRM,  PARTNERSHIP,  ASSOCIATION,  LIMITED LIABILITY
COMPANY, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY OTHER  THAN  A  MANUFACTURER  THAT
VIOLATES  THE  PROVISIONS  OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF
NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL TOBACCO PRODUCT OR
ACCESSORY WITH A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR THAT IS FOUND TO HAVE BEEN  SOLD,

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

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