senate Bill S1021

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of flavored smokeless tobacco within five hundred feet of a public or private school

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

S1021 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1887
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1399-cc-1, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7068, A8911

S1021 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of flavored smokeless tobacco within five hundred feet of a public or private school; defines "flavored smokeless tobacco"; authorizes the commissioner to impose a civil penalty for violations.

S1021 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1021 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1021
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  prohibiting  the
   sale  of  flavored  smokeless  tobacco  within  five hundred feet of a
   public or private school

   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 OF FLAVORED SMOKELESS TOBACCO; RESTRICTIONS. 1.   NO
 FLAVORED  SMOKELESS TOBACCO PRODUCT OR COMPONENT MAY BE SOLD WITHIN FIVE
 HUNDRED FEET OF ANY PUBLIC OR  PRIVATE  SCHOOL.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
 SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "FLAVORED SMOKELESS TOBACCO" SHALL MEAN ANY SMOKE-
 LESS  TOBACCO  PRODUCT  CONTAINING,  MADE OF, OR DERIVED FROM TOBACCO OR
 NICOTINE THAT IS INTENDED TO BE PLACED BY THE CONSUMER IN AN ORAL CAVITY
 AND CONTAINS A CONSTITUENT THAT IMPARTS A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR. FOR THE
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR" SHALL MEAN  A
 DISTINGUISHABLE  TASTE OR AROMA, OTHER THAN THE TASTE OR AROMA OF TOBAC-
 CO, 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. THE MEASUREMENTS IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION ARE TO BE TAKEN
 IN  STRAIGHT  LINES  FROM  THE NEAREST POINT OF THE PROPERTY LINE OF THE
 PARCEL ON WHICH THE SCHOOL IS LOCATED TO THE NEAREST POINT OF THE  PROP-
 ERTY LINE OF THE PARCEL ON WHICH THE BUSINESS IS LOCATED.
   3.  VIOLATIONS  OF  THIS SECTION SHALL BE ENFORCED PURSUANT TO SECTION
 THIRTEEN HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-FF OF THIS ARTICLE, EXCEPT THAT ANY  PERSON
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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