Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to health
|Jan 06, 2021
referred to health
Senate Bill S84
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S84 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S84 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S84 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting the retail sale of flavored tobacco products and accessories SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill adds a new Section 1399-cc-1 to the Public Health Law to prohibit the sale or offer for retail sale in New York State of any tobacco product with a "characterizing flavor" or any accessory that imparts a "characterizing flavor" to a tobacco product. Violations would be punishable by a civil fine of not more than five hundred dollars. The bill would also prohibit enforcement agents, police officers, peace officers, or other law enforcement officers from stopping, questioning, searching, or arresting any person on grounds of or in relation to possession, consumption, or purchase of any flavored tobacco product, or
2021-S84 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 84 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, BIAGGI, KRUEGER, SANDERS -- 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 retail sale of flavored tobacco products and accessories 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. RETAIL SALE OF FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND ACCESSORIES PROHIBITED. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "CHARACTERIZ- ING FLAVOR" SHALL MEAN A DISTINGUISHABLE TASTE OR AROMA, OTHER THAN THE TASTE OR AROMA OF TOBACCO, IMPARTED EITHER PRIOR TO OR DURING CONSUMP- TION 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 DISTINGUISH- ABLE FROM TOBACCO FLAVOR BUT MAY NOT RELATE TO ANY PARTICULAR KNOWN FLAVOR. 2. NO TOBACCO BUSINESS, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWENTY OF THE TAX LAW, OR EMPLOYEE OF SUCH ENTITIES SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR RETAIL SALE TOBACCO PRODUCTS WITH A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR OR ACCESSORIES THAT IMPART A CHARACTERIZING FLAVOR TO A TOBACCO PRODUCT IN THIS STATE. 3. ANY TOBACCO BUSINESS, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWENTY OF THE TAX LAW THAT VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL FINE OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS. COMPLAINTS ALLEGING VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION MAY BE SUBMIT- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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