Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 09, 2022
referred to consumer affairs and protection
Assembly Bill A9223
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
N. Nick Perry
2021-A9223 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-A9223 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9223 I N A S S E M B L Y February 9, 2022 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. PERRY, J. RIVERA, ZEBROWSKI -- read once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to products containing small magnets 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 396-ll to read as follows: § 396-LL. PRODUCTS CONTAINING SMALL MAGNETS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "SMALL MAGNET" SHALL MEAN A MAGNET THAT CAN FIT COMPLETELY INTO A SPECIALLY DESIGNED TEST CYLINDER 2.25 INCHES LONG BY 1.25 INCHES WIDE THAT APPROXIMATES THE SIZE OF THE FULLY EXPANDED THROAT OF A CHILD UNDER THREE YEARS OLD, COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS THE SMALL PARTS CYLINDER, AS PRESCRIBED IN 16 CFR SECTION 1501.4, FIGURE 1; AND (B) "MAGNET NOVELTY CONSUMER PRODUCT" SHALL MEAN A PRODUCT MARKETED TO ADULTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF LEISURE OR STRESS RELIEF THAT CONTAINS A MAGNET OR MAGNETS. MAGNET NOVELTY CONSUMER PRODUCTS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, OFFICE TOYS, DESKTOP TOYS, DESK TOYS, STRESS RELIEF TOYS, AND PUZZLES. 2. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION OR CORPORATION SHALL MANUFACTURE, SELL AT RETAIL, OFFER TO SELL, OR DISTRIBUTE AT RETAIL, ANY JEWELRY PRODUCT THAT INCLUDES A SMALL MAGNET AND WHICH IS MARKETED AS A PRODUCT DESIGNED TO MIMIC A TONGUE, LIP OR NOSE PIERCING. 3. NO PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY SHALL MANUFAC- TURE, SELL AT RETAIL, OFFER TO SELL AT RETAIL, OR DISTRIBUTE ANY MAGNET NOVELTY CONSUMER PRODUCT CONTAINING A SMALL MAGNET UNLESS SUCH PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY CAUSES A NOTICE, WHICH IS CLEAR- LY VISIBLE TO THE CONSUMER AND PRINTED IN CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS TYPE, TO APPEAR ON THE PACKAGE IN WHICH SUCH PRODUCT IS SOLD OR OFFERED FOR SALE, OR IF UNPACKAGED, ON A LABEL OR TAG AFFIXED TO THE PRODUCT. SUCH NOTICE SHALL CONSIST OF THE SIGNAL WORD "WARNING" AND CONTAIN, AT A MINIMUM, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14309-01-2
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