senate Bill S3986

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes no itinerant vendor shall offer for sale baby food, nonprescription drugs, cosmetics and batteries

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee


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Feb 01, 2021 referred to consumer protection

S3986 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §38, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S39
2011-2012: S525
2013-2014: S743, S6290
2015-2016: S3840
2017-2018: S4048
2019-2020: S1403

S3986 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes no itinerant vendor, except for a manufacturer, an authorized manufacturer's representative, or authorized distributor, shall offer for sale baby food, nonprescription drugs, cosmetics or batteries.

S3986 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3986 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3986
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- 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 itinerant
   vendors
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 38 of the general business law, as added by chapter
 282 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
   §  38. Prohibited sales. No itinerant vendor, except for A MANUFACTUR-
 ER, an authorized manufacturer's representative, or authorized distribu-
 tor, shall offer for sale any of the following items:
   1. [Food manufactured and packaged for sale for consumption by a child
 under the age of two years; or
   2. Drugs as defined in section three thousand three hundred two of the
 public health law] BABY FOOD, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE ANY FOOD  MANUFACTURED
 AND  PACKAGED SPECIFICALLY FOR CONSUMPTION BY A CHILD UNDER TWO YEARS OF
 AGE.  THE TERM SHALL INCLUDE INFANT FORMULA;
   2. NONPRESCRIPTION DRUGS, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE ANY  NON-NARCOTIC  MEDI-
 CINE  OR  DRUG  THAT  MAY BE SOLD WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION. THE TERM SHALL
 INCLUDE ANY DRUGS COMMONLY KNOWN AS  "OVER-THE-COUNTER  DRUGS,"  DIETARY
 SUPPLEMENTS  AS  DEFINED  IN  21 USC 32(FF), AND VITAMINS AND SUBSTANCES
 RECOGNIZED AS DRUGS IN THE OFFICIAL UNITED STATES  PHARMACOPOEIA,  OFFI-
 CIAL  HOMEOPATHIC  PHARMACOPOEIA  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES,  OR  OFFICIAL
 NATIONAL FORMULARY, OR ANY SUPPLEMENT TO SUCH PUBLICATIONS;
   3. COSMETICS, WHICH SHALL  MEAN  MERCHANDISE,  OTHER  THAN  SOAP,  BUT
 INCLUDING  RAZOR  BLADES,  THAT IS INTENDED TO BE RUBBED, POURED, SPRIN-
 KLED, OR SPRAYED ONTO, INTRODUCED INTO,  OR  OTHERWISE  APPLIED  TO  THE
 HUMAN  BODY  OR  ANY  PART THEREOF FOR CLEANSING, BEAUTIFYING, PROMOTING
 ATTRACTIVENESS, OR ALTERING THE APPEARANCE OF THE HUMAN BODY OR ANY PART
 THEREOF; OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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