Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2023||
referred to health
Senate Bill S516
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S516 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S516 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S516 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the provision of any quantity of an electronic liquid PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prohibit the sale of refillable electronic liquids, liquid nicotine or e-liquids. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends the public health law by adding a new section 2 1399-cc-1. Subdivision 1 prohibits the sale of refillable electronic liquids, liquid nicotine, or e-liquids by any person, firm, partnership, company, corporation, or online seller.
2023-S516 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 516 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 4, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the provision of any quantity of an electronic liquid 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-w to read as follows: § 391-W. ELECTRONIC LIQUIDS OR E-LIQUIDS; PROHIBITION. 1. NO PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR OTHER ENTITY SHALL SELL, OFFER TO SELL OR GIVE AWAY, FOR EITHER RETAIL, WHOLESALE OR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES, AN ELECTRONIC LIQUID OR E-LI- QUID USED TO REFILL AN ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE OR CARTRIDGE. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH MAY EXEMPT A REGISTERED IN-STATE MANUFACTURER OF E-LIQUIDS FROM THE PROVISION OF THIS SECTION. 2. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR OTHER ENTITY THAT VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDI- VISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR EACH SEPARATE VIOLATION OF SUCH SUBDIVISION, TO BE RECOVERED BY ANY ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY DESIGNATED BY A MUNICIPALITY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IN WHICH SUCH VIOLATION OCCURRED. 3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "LIQUID NICOTINE", "ELECTRONIC LIQUID" OR "E-LIQUID" MEANS A LIQUID COMPOSED OF NICOTINE AND OTHER CHEMICALS, AND WHICH IS SOLD AS A PRODUCT THAT MAY BE USED IN AN ELEC- TRONIC CIGARETTE, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION THIRTEEN OF SECTION THIRTEEN HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-AA OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW. 4. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY LIQUID NICO- TINE, ELECTRONIC LIQUID OR E-LIQUID THAT IS CONTAINED IN A PREFILLED, SEALED CARTRIDGE THAT IS SOLD, MARKETED OR INTENDED FOR USE IN AN ELEC- TRONIC CIGARETTE, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION THIRTEEN OF SECTION THIRTEEN EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01850-01-3
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