senate Bill S84

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the retail sale of flavored tobacco products and accessories

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

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S84 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3499
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:
S6809, A8808

S84 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the retail sale of flavored tobacco products and accessories and imposes a fine of not more than five hundred dollars for each infraction.

S84 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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