|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 06, 2020||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S7997
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7997 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Consumer Protection
- Law Section:
- General Business Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 16-A §§266 - 267, Gen Bus L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: S2656, A507
S7997 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7997 SPONSOR: GALLIVAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to the sale and labeling of milk and milk products PURPOSE: This legislation will prohibit the selling and labelling of a product marketed as a milk product unless said product contains milk, as defined. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the general business law by adding a new article 16-A. Section 2 establishes the effective date.
S7997 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7997 I N S E N A T E March 6, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 the sale and labeling of milk and milk products 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 16-A to read as follows: ARTICLE 16-A SALE AND LABELING OF MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS SECTION 266. DEFINITIONS. 267. SELLING AND LABELING OF MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS. § 266. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE: 1. "MILK" SHALL MEAN THE LACTEAL SECRETION OBTAINED FROM ONE OR MORE HEALTHY MAMMALS, E.G., COWS, GOATS, SHEEP, AND WATER BUFFALO; 2. "MILK PRODUCTS" SHALL MEAN FOOD PRODUCTS MADE EXCLUSIVELY OR PRIN- CIPALLY FROM MILK, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING: MILK, WHOLE MILK, LOWFAT MILK, SKIM MILK, CREAM, HALF AND HALF, DRY MILK, NONFAT DRY MILK, DRY CREAM, CONDENSED OR CONCENTRATED MILK PRODUCTS, CULTURED OR ACIDIFIED MILK OR MILK PRODUCTS, KEFIR, EGGNOG, YOGURT, BUTTER, CHEESE (WHERE NOT SPECIFICALLY EXEMPTED BY REGULATION), WHEY, CONDENSED OR DRY WHEY OR WHEY PRODUCTS, ICE CREAM, ICE MILK, OTHER FROZEN DAIRY DESSERTS AND PRODUCTS OBTAINED BY MODIFYING THE CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF MILK, CREAM, OR WHEY BY USING CULTURES, ENZYMES, SOLVENTS, HEAT, PRESSURE, COOLING, VACUUM, ULTRAFILTRATION, OR OTHER SIMILAR PROCESSES, AND ANY SUCH PRODUCT MADE BY THE ADDITION OR SUBTRACTION OF MILKFAT OR THE ADDITION OF SAFE AND SUITABLE OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS. § 267. SELLING AND LABELING OF MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS. ONLY PRODUCTS THAT CONTAIN MILK, AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL USE ANY OF THE TERMS DEFINED AS "MILK PRODUCTS" PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX OF THIS ARTICLE ON ANY LABEL OR ADVER- TISEMENT OF SUCH PRODUCT. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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