assembly Bill A10052

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the production, sale and use of adhesive-based rodent traps

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Apr 29, 2022 referred to economic development

A10052 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-tt, Gen Bus L

A10052 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the importation, manufacture, sale, distribution and use of glue traps, glue boards, and other adhesive-based rodent traps.

A10052 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10052
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Economic Development
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
   production, sale and use of adhesive-based rodent traps
 
   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-tt to read as follows:
   §  399-TT.  ADHESIVE-BASED  RODENT  TRAPS;  PROHIBITION.  1.  FOR  THE
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE  THE  FOLLOWING
 MEANINGS:
   (A) "ADHESIVE-BASED TRAP" SHALL MEAN ANY DEVICE THAT IS DESIGNED OR IS
 CAPABLE  OF  BEING  USED  TO  CAPTURE  A  RODENT BY MEANS OF AN ADHESIVE
 SUBSTANCE, INCLUDING DEVICES COMMONLY KNOWN AS GLUE TRAPS, GLUE  BOARDS,
 AND ANY SIMILAR RODENT TRAP.
   (B) "DISTRIBUTOR" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO DELIVERS TO A PERSON OTHER
 THAN A PURCHASER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RETAIL SALE.
   (C)  "EXTERMINATOR"  SHALL  MEAN  A PERSON OR ENTITY THAT IS LICENSED,
 CERTIFIED, PERMITTED OR OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED  UNDER  THE  LAWS  OF  THIS
 STATE  TO  PROVIDE  RODENT AND PEST CONTROL SERVICES AND ANY EMPLOYEE OR
 AGENT THEREOF ENGAGING IN THE PROVISION OF SUCH SERVICES.
   (D) "MANUFACTURER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON, FIRM, ASSOCIATION,  PARTNER-
 SHIP, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, OR CORPORATION THAT PRODUCES, PREPARES,
 FORMULATES,  OR  COMPOUNDS  AN  ADHESIVE-BASED  TRAP  AS DEFINED IN THIS
 SUBDIVISION. IN THE CASE OF AN ADHESIVE-BASED  TRAP  IMPORTED  INTO  THE
 UNITED  STATES, "MANUFACTURER" SHALL MEAN THE IMPORTER OR FIRST DOMESTIC
 DISTRIBUTOR OF SUCH PRODUCT IF THE ENTITY THAT MANUFACTURES THE  PRODUCT
 OR  WHOSE  BRAND NAME IS AFFIXED TO THE PRODUCT DOES NOT HAVE A PRESENCE
 IN THE UNITED STATES.
   (E) "PERSON" SHALL MEAN A NATURAL PERSON, FIRM,  CORPORATION,  LIMITED
 LIABILITY  COMPANY,  ASSOCIATION,  OR  AN EMPLOYEE OR AGENT OF A NATURAL
 PERSON OR AN ENTITY INCLUDED IN THIS DEFINITION.
   (F) "RETAILER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON OR ENTITY  WHO  OFFERS  ADHESIVE-
 BASED  TRAPS  FOR  SALE FOR USE OR CONSUMPTION BY PERSONS IN THIS STATE,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.