Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 01, 2023||
referred to consumer protection
Senate Bill S5297
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S5297 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S5297 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5297 SPONSOR: FERNANDEZ TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to the full disclosure of ingredients in certain products PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would prohibit the use of generic terms, such as fragrance, dye, colorant, perfume, or preservatives, in ingredients of personal care products. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the general business law by adding a new section 399- rr. Section 2: This act shall take effect immediately.
2023-S5297 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5297 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 1, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FERNANDEZ -- 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 full disclosure of ingredients in certain products 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-rr to read as follows: § 399-RR. PROHIBITION OF GENERIC TERMS IN INGREDIENTS OF CERTAIN PRODUCTS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT" MEANS ARTICLES INTENDED TO BE RUBBED, POURED, SPRINKLED, OR SPRAYED ON, INTRO- DUCED INTO, OR OTHERWISE APPLIED TO THE HUMAN BODY OR ANY PART THEREOF FOR CLEANSING, BEAUTIFYING, PROMOTING ATTRACTIVENESS, OR ALTERING THE APPEARANCE, AND ARTICLES INTENDED FOR USE AS A COMPONENT OF ANY SUCH ARTICLES; EXCEPT THAT SUCH TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE SOAP. 2. MANUFACTURERS OF PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTED, SOLD OR OFFERED FOR SALE IN THIS STATE, WHETHER AT RETAIL OR WHOLESALE, FOR PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL OR COMMERCIAL USE, OR DISTRIBUTED FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES, SHALL NOT USE THE TERMS FRAGRANCE, COLORANT, DYE, PERFUME OR PRESERVATIVE IN LIEU OF LISTING A CHEMICAL USED IN SUCH PRODUCTS. THE TERMS FRAGRANCE, COLORANT, DYE, PERFUME OR PRESERVATIVE MAY ONLY BE USED IF THE CHEMICAL CONSTITUTING SUCH INGREDIENT IS EXPLICITLY LISTED ON THE LABEL OF SUCH PRODUCT. ALL CHEMICALS PRESENT IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS SOLD OR OFFERED FOR SALE IN THIS STATE SHALL BE INCLUDED IN THE INGREDI- ENTS LIST ON THE LABEL OF SUCH PRODUCTS. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00106-01-3
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