Bill Text: NY A03906 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibits the sale of dry ice to individuals under eighteen years of age; a violation shall be punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-31 - referred to consumer affairs and protection [A03906 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A03906-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          3906
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 31, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M. of A. HYNDMAN, DICKENS, D. ROSENTHAL, D'URSO, MOSLEY,
          BLAKE, WRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. SIMON -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
        AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
          sale of dry ice to individuals under eighteen years of age
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
     2  399-hh to read as follows:
     3    §  399-hh. Prohibits the sale of dry ice to individuals under eighteen
     4  years of age. 1. No person, corporation, partnership or limited  liabil-
     5  ity  company  shall knowingly sell or offer for sale dry ice to an indi-
     6  vidual under eighteen years of age.
     7    2. Any person, corporation, partnership or limited  liability  company
     8  selling  or  offering  for sale dry ice shall require proof of legal age
     9  prior to allowing an individual to purchase dry ice. Such identification
    10  need not be required of any individual who reasonably appears to  be  at
    11  least  twenty-five years of age, provided, however, that such appearance
    12  shall not constitute a defense in any proceeding alleging  the  sale  of
    13  dry ice to an individual under eighteen years of age.
    14    3.  Any  person, corporation, partnership or limited liability company
    15  which violates the provisions of this section  shall  be  subject  to  a
    16  civil penalty of not more than five hundred dollars per violation.
    17    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    18  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06250-01-9
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