assembly Bill A9181B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Places restrictions on the sale of space heaters

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Current Bill Status Via S7863 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.559
substituted for a9181b
May 10, 2022 substituted by s7863a
May 04, 2022 amended on third reading 9181b
Apr 28, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.559
Apr 26, 2022 reported
Apr 21, 2022 print number 9181a
Apr 21, 2022 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Feb 09, 2022 referred to consumer affairs and protection

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

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Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

aye wr (1)

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A9181 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7863
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-jj, Gen Bus L

A9181 - Summary

Requires electric space heaters to have thermostats, automatic shut-offs and be certified by a testing and certification body recognized and approved by the United States department of labor, occupational safety and health administration.

A9181 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9181
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. BURGOS -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Consumer Affairs and Protection
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the general business law, in relation to the sale of
   space heaters
 
   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
 391-jj to read as follows:
   § 391-JJ. SALE OF SPACE HEATERS. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCI-
 ATION  OR  CORPORATION  SHALL DISTRIBUTE, SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE IN THIS
 STATE, OR TO ANY PERSON LOCATED IN THIS STATE,  A  SPACE  HEATER  UNLESS
 SUCH SPACE HEATER:
   1. INCLUDES A THERMOSTAT;
   2. INCLUDES AN AUTOMATIC SHUT-OFF; AND
   3.  HAS  BEEN CERTIFIED BY A TESTING AND CERTIFICATION BODY RECOGNIZED
 AND APPROVED BY THE UNITED  STATES  DEPARTMENT  OF  LABOR,  OCCUPATIONAL
 SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14319-02-2


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A9181A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7863
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-jj, Gen Bus L

A9181A - Summary

Requires electric space heaters to have thermostats, automatic shut-offs and be certified by a testing and certification body recognized and approved by the United States department of labor, occupational safety and health administration.

A9181A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9181--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. BURGOS, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, PAULIN, JACKSON, FORREST,
   J. RIVERA,  DICKENS,  CRUZ, GUNTHER, FRONTUS, COLTON, ZINERMAN, SIMON,
   JACOBSON, O'DONNELL, GIBBS, GOTTFRIED, GLICK, DAVILA,  JEAN-PIERRE  --
   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  the  sale  of
   space heaters
 
   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
 391-jj to read as follows:
   § 391-JJ. SALE OF SPACE HEATERS. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCI-
 ATION OR CORPORATION REGULARLY ENGAGED IN THE  BUSINESS  OF  ASSEMBLING,
 MANUFACTURING,  DISTRIBUTING  OR  THE RETAIL SALE OF SPACE HEATERS SHALL
 ASSEMBLE, MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTE, SELL OR OFFER TO SELL ANY SPACE HEAT-
 ER IN THE NORMAL COURSE OF BUSINESS IN  THIS  STATE  UNLESS  SUCH  SPACE
 HEATER:
   1. INCLUDES A THERMOSTAT;
   2. INCLUDES AN AUTOMATIC SHUT-OFF; AND
   3.  HAS  BEEN CERTIFIED BY A TESTING AND CERTIFICATION BODY RECOGNIZED
 AND APPROVED BY THE UNITED  STATES  DEPARTMENT  OF  LABOR,  OCCUPATIONAL
 SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14319-03-2


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A9181B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7863
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-jj, Gen Bus L

A9181B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires electric space heaters to have thermostats, automatic shut-offs and be certified by a testing and certification body recognized and approved by the United States department of labor, occupational safety and health administration.

A9181B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9181--B
                                                         Cal. No. 559
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. BURGOS, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, PAULIN, JACKSON, FORREST,
   J. RIVERA,  DICKENS,  CRUZ, GUNTHER, FRONTUS, COLTON, ZINERMAN, SIMON,
   JACOBSON, O'DONNELL, GIBBS,  GOTTFRIED,  GLICK,  DAVILA,  JEAN-PIERRE,
   OTIS  --  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 -- reported
   from committee, advanced to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the general business law, in relation to the sale of
   electric space heaters
 
   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
 391-jj to read as follows:
   §  391-JJ.  SALE  OF ELECTRIC SPACE HEATERS. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNER-
 SHIP, ASSOCIATION OR CORPORATION REGULARLY ENGAGED IN  THE  BUSINESS  OF
 ASSEMBLING,  MANUFACTURING,  DISTRIBUTING OR THE RETAIL SALE OF ELECTRIC
 SPACE HEATERS SHALL ASSEMBLE, MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTE, SELL OR OFFER  TO
 SELL  ANY ELECTRIC SPACE HEATER IN THE NORMAL COURSE OF BUSINESS IN THIS
 STATE UNLESS SUCH ELECTRIC SPACE HEATER:
   1. INCLUDES A THERMOSTAT;
   2. INCLUDES AN AUTOMATIC SHUT-OFF; AND
   3. HAS BEEN CERTIFIED BY A TESTING AND CERTIFICATION  BODY  RECOGNIZED
 AND  APPROVED  BY  THE  UNITED  STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, OCCUPATIONAL
 SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14319-05-2