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SECTION 399-QQ
Sale or promotional distribution of utility knives, box cutters, or box cart cutters
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 26
§ 399-qq. Sale or promotional distribution of utility knives, box
cutters, or box cart cutters. 1. No person, firm, or corporation shall
sell or offer to sell or give away as either a retail or wholesale
promotion a utility knife, box cutter, or box cart cutter to any person
under eighteen years of age.

2. For purposes of this section, the term "utility knife", "box
cutter", or "box cart cutter" means a knife consisting of a razor blade,
retractable or non-retractable, attached to or contained within a
plastic or metal housing.

3. The provisions of this section shall not preclude the temporary
transfer of a utility knife, box cutter, or box cart cutter to a person
under eighteen years of age by such person's employer where such device
is possessed only on the employer's premises and only during the course
and scope of such person's employment.

4. No provision of this section shall be deemed to restrict the
authority of any county, city, town or village to enact and enforce
additional local laws, ordinances or codes, or portions thereof,
provided the provisions thereof are not inconsistent with the provisions
of this section.

5. Any person, firm, or corporation who violates the provisions of
this section shall be subject to a civil penalty of not more than five
hundred dollars.