Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
2021-2022 Legislative Session
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2021-S9553 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S9553 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9553 SPONSOR: BRISPORT TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the production, sale and use of adhesive-based rodent traps SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the general business law by adding a new section 399-tt, regarding the prohibition of adhesive-based rodent traps. Section two sets forth the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: Many New Yorkers use glue traps as a method of pest control. Glue traps do not instantly kill the rodent; rather, they slowly die over the course of several days due to starvation, dehydration, and exhaustion. The glue used is also extremely toxic, and burns the animals' skin, eyes, and mucous membranes. They will often rip off their own skin and
2021-S9553 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9553 I N S E N A T E September 12, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BRISPORT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the production, sale and use of adhesive-based rodent traps THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 399-tt to read as follows: § 399-TT. ADHESIVE-BASED RODENT TRAPS; PROHIBITION. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "ADHESIVE-BASED TRAP" SHALL MEAN ANY DEVICE THAT IS DESIGNED OR IS CAPABLE OF BEING USED TO CAPTURE A RODENT BY MEANS OF AN ADHESIVE SUBSTANCE, INCLUDING DEVICES COMMONLY KNOWN AS GLUE TRAPS, GLUE BOARDS, AND ANY SIMILAR RODENT TRAP. (B) "DISTRIBUTOR" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO DELIVERS TO A PERSON OTHER THAN A PURCHASER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RETAIL SALE. (C) "EXTERMINATOR" SHALL MEAN A PERSON OR ENTITY THAT IS LICENSED, CERTIFIED, PERMITTED OR OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED UNDER THE LAWS OF THIS STATE TO PROVIDE RODENT AND PEST CONTROL SERVICES AND ANY EMPLOYEE OR AGENT THEREOF ENGAGING IN THE PROVISION OF SUCH SERVICES. (D) "MANUFACTURER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON, FIRM, ASSOCIATION, PARTNER- SHIP, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, OR CORPORATION THAT PRODUCES, PREPARES, FORMULATES, OR COMPOUNDS AN ADHESIVE-BASED TRAP AS DEFINED IN THIS SUBDIVISION. IN THE CASE OF AN ADHESIVE-BASED TRAP IMPORTED INTO THE UNITED STATES, "MANUFACTURER" SHALL MEAN THE IMPORTER OR FIRST DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTOR OF SUCH PRODUCT IF THE ENTITY THAT MANUFACTURES THE PRODUCT OR WHOSE BRAND NAME IS AFFIXED TO THE PRODUCT DOES NOT HAVE A PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES. (E) "PERSON" SHALL MEAN A NATURAL PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, ASSOCIATION, OR AN EMPLOYEE OR AGENT OF A NATURAL PERSON OR AN ENTITY INCLUDED IN THIS DEFINITION. (F) "RETAILER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHO OFFERS ADHESIVE- BASED TRAPS FOR SALE FOR USE OR CONSUMPTION BY PERSONS IN THIS STATE, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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