assembly Bill A564A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of infant walkers and restricts the use of such infant walkers in certain settings

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 12, 2022 referred to consumer protection
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.38
May 06, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.286
May 04, 2021 reported
Apr 26, 2021 reported referred to codes
Mar 25, 2021 print number 564a
Mar 25, 2021 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 06, 2021 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A564 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S111
Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-k, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11376
2019-2020: A624, S2128

A564 - Summary

Prohibits the sale of infant walkers; restricts the use of such infant walkers in certain settings.

A564 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    564
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PAULIN, McDONOUGH, SEAWRIGHT, DINOWITZ, FAHY,
   GOTTFRIED, WEPRIN, PHEFFER AMATO, SIMON -- read once and  referred  to
   the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
   sale  of infant walkers and restricting the use of such infant walkers
   in certain settings
 
   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-k to read as follows:
   §  399-K. PROHIBIT THE SALE OF INFANT WALKERS AND RESTRICT USE OF SUCH
 WALKERS IN CERTAIN SETTINGS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   (A) "INFANT WALKER" SHALL MEAN A MOBILE UNIT THAT ENABLES A  CHILD  TO
 MOVE  ON  A  HORIZONTAL  SURFACE WHEN PROPELLED BY SUCH CHILD WHILE SUCH
 CHILD IS SITTING OR STANDING WITHIN SUCH MOBILE UNIT.
   (B) "DISTRIBUTOR" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO DELIVERS TO A PERSON OTHER
 THAN PURCHASER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RETAIL SALE.
   (C) "MANUFACTURER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO MAKES AND PLACES INTO THE
 STREAM OF COMMERCE AN INFANT WALKER AS DEFINED BY THIS SECTION.
   (D) "RETAILER" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION
 ELEVEN OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
   (E) "SECONDHAND DEALER" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS  SET  FORTH  IN
 SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
   (F)  "CHILD  CARE  FACILITY" SHALL MEAN ANY CHILD DAY CARE PROVIDER AS
 DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED NINETY OF THE SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW  OR
 CHILD  CARE  PROGRAM  AS  DEFINED IN ARTICLE FORTY-SEVEN OF THE NEW YORK
 CITY HEALTH CODE AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTION FIVE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-EIGHT  OF
 THE NEW YORK CITY CHARTER.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01835-01-1

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A564A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S111
Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-k, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11376
2019-2020: A624, S2128

A564A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of infant walkers; restricts the use of such infant walkers in certain settings.

A564A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  564--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PAULIN, McDONOUGH, SEAWRIGHT, DINOWITZ, FAHY,
   GOTTFRIED, WEPRIN, PHEFFER AMATO, SIMON -- read once and  referred  to
   the   Committee  on  Consumer  Affairs  and  Protection  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
   sale of infant walkers and restricting the use of such infant  walkers
   in certain settings
 
   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-k to read as follows:
   § 399-K. PROHIBIT THE SALE OF INFANT WALKERS AND RESTRICT USE OF  SUCH
 WALKERS IN CERTAIN SETTINGS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   (A)  "INFANT  WALKER" SHALL MEAN A MOBILE UNIT THAT ENABLES A CHILD TO
 MOVE ON A HORIZONTAL SURFACE WHEN PROPELLED BY  SUCH  CHILD  WHILE  SUCH
 CHILD IS SITTING OR STANDING WITHIN SUCH MOBILE UNIT.
   (B) "DISTRIBUTOR" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO DELIVERS TO A PERSON OTHER
 THAN PURCHASER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RETAIL SALE.
   (C) "MANUFACTURER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO MAKES AND PLACES INTO THE
 STREAM OF COMMERCE AN INFANT WALKER AS DEFINED BY THIS SECTION.
   (D) "RETAILER" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION
 ELEVEN OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
   (E)  "SECONDHAND  DEALER"  SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN
 SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-A OF THIS CHAPTER.
   (F) "CHILD CARE FACILITY" SHALL MEAN ANY CHILD DAY  CARE  PROVIDER  AS
 DEFINED  IN  SECTION  THREE HUNDRED NINETY OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW OR
 CHILD CARE PROGRAM AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE FORTY-SEVEN  OF  THE  NEW  YORK
 CITY  HEALTH  CODE  AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT OF
 THE NEW YORK CITY CHARTER.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets