S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2015-2016 Regular Sessions
I N A S S E M B L Y
February 3, 2015
Introduced by M. of A. CLARK -- read once and referred to the Committee
AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting the
use or sale of food products made with high-fructose corn syrup
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
1 Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section
2 1352-e to read as follows:
3 S 1352-E. HIGH-FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP; PROHIBITION. NO FOOD ITEM OR PROD-
4 UCT CONTAINING HIGH-FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP SHALL BE SOLD, STORED, DISTRIB-
5 UTED, HELD FOR SERVICE, OR USED IN PREPARATION OF ANY FOOD PRODUCT TO BE
6 SERVED OR SOLD IN ANY RESTAURANTS, FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS, RETAIL
7 FOOD STORES AS DEFINED IN SECTION FIVE HUNDRED OF THE AGRICULTURE AND
8 MARKETS LAW, AND OTHER FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHOR-
9 IZED AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO
10 IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
11 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.