senate Bill S111

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the sale of infant walkers and restricting the use of such infant walkers in certain settings

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2022 1st report cal.1017
Jan 05, 2022 referred to consumer protection
Jan 06, 2021 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S111
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

S111 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A564
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-k, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11376
2019-2020: S2128, A624

S111 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S111 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S111 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    111
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer 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.
   (G) "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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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