senate Bill S7863A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Places restrictions on the sale of electric space heaters

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.559
substituted for a9181b
May 09, 2022 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading
amended (t) 7863a
May 04, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2022 1st report cal.1024
Jan 13, 2022 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S7863
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S7863 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9181
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-jj, Gen Bus L

S7863 - 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.

S7863 - Sponsor Memo

S7863 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7863
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  CLEARE -- 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  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


Co-Sponsors

S7863A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9181
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-jj, Gen Bus L

S7863A (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.

S7863A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7863A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7863--A
     Cal. No. 1024
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. CLEARE, RIVERA, GAUGHRAN, JACKSON -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Consumer Protection -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
   to  first  and  second  report, amended on second report, ordered to a
   third reading, and to be reprinted as amended, retaining its place  in
   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.
                                                            LBD14319-06-2


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