assembly Bill A10016

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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Apr 29, 2022 referred to health

A10016 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1167
Current Committee:
Assembly 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

A10016 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A10016 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   10016
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred 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 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.
   § 2. Subdivisions 1, 2 and 2-a of section 470 of the tax law, subdivi-
 sions  1 and 2 as amended by chapter 728 of the laws  of 2019 and subdi-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05348-03-2