City of New Rochelle, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of New Rochelle as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted as Sec. 11-22 of the 1965 General Ordinances]

§ 205-1 Restricted materials.

Except as otherwise provided in § 205-3, no person shall sell, offer for sale, deliver or give away to any minor actually under the age of 18 years any glue or cement commonly known as "plastic cement," "household cement," "cement" or any other similar substance, if such glue or cement contains one or more of the following volatile solvents:
A. 
Toluol.
B. 
Hexane.
C. 
Trichlorethylene.
D. 
Acetone.
E. 
Toluene.
F. 
Ethyl acetate.
G. 
Methyl ethyl ketone.
H. 
Trichloroethane.
I. 
Isopropanol.
J. 
Methyl isobutyl ketone.
K. 
Methyl cellosolve acetate.
L. 
Cyclohexanone.
M. 
Any other substance which the Commissioner of Police from time to time determines to be similar to such solvents.

§ 205-2 Unlawful intent.

It shall be unlawful for any person to possess the aforementioned glue or cement with the intent to inhale the fumes thereof.

§ 205-3 Exceptions.

This article does not apply:
A. 
To any glue or cement which has been certified that it does not contain a substance which makes such glue or cement malodorous or causes such glue or cement to induce sneezing.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
B. 
Where the glue or cement is sold, delivered or given away simultaneously with and as part of a kit used for the construction of model airplanes, model boats, model automobiles, model trains or other similar models.
C. 
Where the person to whom the glue or cement is sold, delivered or given is a member of a hobby association and who properly identifies himself as such by an official membership card or other means of identification issued by such association. For the purposes of this article, the term "hobby association" means a group of persons whose main function is the construction of model airplanes, model boats, model automobiles, model trains or similar objects and which is composed of 10 or more members and is approved by the Department of Police.

§ 205-4 Penalties for offenses. [1]

Any person or corporation guilty of violating any provision of this article shall be liable to a fine not to exceed $250 or to imprisonment not to exceed 15 days, or to both.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[Adopted 6-19-1984 by Ord. No. 169-1984[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This legislation was included as Sec. 11-22.01 of the 1965 General Ordinances.

§ 205-5 Restrictions on sale.

A. 
No person shall sell or offer for sale to any minor under the age of 18 years any can or container containing paint and a propellant and designed to spray paint, commonly known as a "paint spray can."
B. 
It shall be the duty of any person who sells or offers for sale any container described in Subsection A above to require from any person desiring to purchase such container and appearing to be less than 18 years of age identification and proof of such person's age before selling or delivering a container to such a person.

§ 205-6 Penalties for offenses. [1]

An offense against the provisions of this article shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).