senate Bill S1167A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Amends certain definitions relating to tobacco products and changes the minimum pack sizes for tobacco products and the tax amount for tobacco products

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 19, 2022 print number 1167a
Apr 19, 2022 amend and recommit to health
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jan 07, 2021 referred to health

S1167 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10016
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-aa & 1399-gg, Pub Health L; amd §§470 & 471-b, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4365
2015-2016: S702
2017-2018: S157
2019-2020: S468

S1167 - Summary

Amends certain definitions relating to tobacco products; changes the minimum pack sizes for tobacco products and the tax amount for tobacco products.

S1167 - Sponsor Memo

S1167 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1167
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the tax law,  in  relation  to
   amending  certain  definitions  relating  to  tobacco products; and to
   amend the public health law and the tax law, in relation  to  changing
   the  minimum  pack  sizes  for tobacco products and the tax amount for
   tobacco products
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Subdivision 5 of section 1399-aa of the public health law,
 as  amended  by  chapter  152  of the laws of 2004, is amended and a new
 subdivision 19 is added to read as follows:
   5. "Tobacco products" means one or more cigarettes or  cigars,  bidis,
 chewing  tobacco,  LOOSE TOBACCO, SINGLE-UNIT TOBACCO, powdered tobacco,
 nicotine water or any other tobacco products AND ALSO INCLUDES ANY OTHER
 PRODUCT CONTAINING TOBACCO OR NICOTINE THAT IS INTENDED OR  EXPECTED  TO
 BE  CONSUMED  EXCEPT  FOR ANY SUCH PRODUCT THAT HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE
 U.S.  FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR SALE AS A TOBACCO  USE  CESSATION
 PRODUCT  OR  FOR  OTHER  MEDICAL PURPOSES AND IS BEING MARKETED AND SOLD
 SOLELY FOR THAT APPROVED PURPOSE.
   19. "CIGARETTE" MEANS ANY ROLL FOR SMOKING MADE WHOLLY OR IN  PART  OF
 TOBACCO  OR OF ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE, IRRESPECTIVE OF SIZE, SHAPE, APPEAR-
 ANCE, PACKAGING, PRICING, MARKETING OR LABELING AND WHETHER OR NOT  SUCH
 TOBACCO  OR  SUBSTANCE  IS FLAVORED, ADULTERATED OR MIXED WITH ANY OTHER
 INGREDIENT, THE WRAPPER OR COVER OF WHICH IS MADE OF PAPER OR ANY  OTHER
 SUBSTANCE  OR  MATERIAL  BUT  IS NOT MADE IN WHOLE OR IN PART OF TOBACCO
 THAT IS LIKELY TO BE OFFERED TO, PURCHASED BY, OR CONSUMED BY  CONSUMERS
 AS  A  CIGARETTE,  AS  DEFINED  ABOVE,  INCLUDING  ANY  ROLL FOR SMOKING
 CONTAINING TOBACCO WRAPPED IN A SUBSTANCE CONTAINING TOBACCO THAT WEIGHS
 NO MORE THAN FOUR AND A HALF POUNDS PER THOUSAND UNLESS IT IS WRAPPED IN
 WHOLE TOBACCO LEAF AND DOES NOT HAVE AN INTERNAL FILTER.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S1167A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10016
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-aa & 1399-gg, Pub Health L; amd §§470 & 471-b, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4365
2015-2016: S702
2017-2018: S157
2019-2020: S468

S1167A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends certain definitions relating to tobacco products; changes the minimum pack sizes for tobacco products and the tax amount for tobacco products.

S1167A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1167A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1167--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health --  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 committee

 AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law and the tax law, in relation to
   amending certain definitions relating  to  tobacco  products;  and  to
   amend  the  public health law and the tax law, in relation to changing
   the minimum pack sizes for tobacco products and  the  tax  amount  for
   tobacco products
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Subdivision 5 of section 1399-aa of the public health law,
 as amended by chapter 152 of the laws of 2004,  is  amended  and  a  new
 subdivision 19 is added to read as follows:
   5.  "Tobacco  products" means one or more cigarettes or cigars, bidis,
 chewing tobacco, LOOSE TOBACCO, SINGLE-UNIT TOBACCO,  powdered  tobacco,
 nicotine water or any other tobacco products AND ALSO INCLUDES ANY OTHER
 PRODUCT  CONTAINING  TOBACCO THAT IS INTENDED OR EXPECTED TO BE CONSUMED
 EXCEPT FOR ANY SUCH PRODUCT THAT HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE U.S.  FOOD AND
 DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR SALE AS A TOBACCO USE CESSATION PRODUCT  OR  FOR
 OTHER  MEDICAL  PURPOSES  AND IS BEING MARKETED AND SOLD SOLELY FOR THAT
 APPROVED PURPOSE.
   19. "CIGARETTE" MEANS ANY ROLL FOR SMOKING MADE WHOLLY OR IN  PART  OF
 TOBACCO  OR OF ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE, IRRESPECTIVE OF SIZE, SHAPE, APPEAR-
 ANCE, PACKAGING, PRICING, MARKETING OR LABELING AND WHETHER OR NOT  SUCH
 TOBACCO  OR  SUBSTANCE  IS FLAVORED, ADULTERATED OR MIXED WITH ANY OTHER
 INGREDIENT, THE WRAPPER OR COVER OF WHICH IS MADE OF PAPER OR ANY  OTHER
 SUBSTANCE  OR  MATERIAL  BUT  IS NOT MADE IN WHOLE OR IN PART OF TOBACCO
 THAT IS LIKELY TO BE OFFERED TO, PURCHASED BY, OR CONSUMED BY  CONSUMERS
 AS  A  CIGARETTE,  AS  DEFINED  ABOVE,  INCLUDING  ANY  ROLL FOR SMOKING
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05348-02-2

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