C. 56:8-2.24



P.L. 1997, CHAPTER 295, approved January 8, 1998

Senate, No. 1573 (First Reprint)





An Act concerning certain itinerant vendors and supplementing P.L.1960, c.39 (C.56:8-1 et seq.).


    Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:


    1. It shall be an unlawful practice for an itinerant vendor to sell or offer to sell any of the following items:

    a. Food manufactured and packaged for sale for consumption by a minor under the age of two years; 1[or]1

    b. Any non-prescription drug subject to expiration dating requirements issued by the federal Food and Drug Administration 1; or

    c. Any cosmetic as defined in subsection h. of R.S. 24:1-11.

    For purposes of this section, "itinerant vendor" means any merchant other than a merchant with an established retail store, who transports merchandise to a building, vacant lot or other location where it is sold or offered for sale, including a location where a fee is charged for the privilege of offering or displaying merchandise for sale or where a fee is charged to prospective buyers for admission to the area where merchandise is offered or displayed for sale, but shall not include persons who: sell by sample, catalog or brochure for future delivery; make sale presentations pursuant to a prior invitation issued by the owner or legal occupant; or are an authorized manufacturer's representative or authorized distributor.


    2. This act shall take effect on the 90th day following enactment.


Prohibits the sale of baby food and certain non-prescription drugs by itinerant vendors.