§22-15A-24. Covered manufacturers; prohibited sales; effective date.
(a) This section, along with sections twenty-five, twenty-six, twenty-seven, twenty-eight and twenty-nine of this article apply to a manufacturer that manufactured an average of more than one thousand covered electronic devices per year in the three-year period immediately preceding the initial registration required in section twenty-five of this article.

(b) On or after the first day of July, two thousand nine, a manufacturer may not sell or lease or offer for sale or lease to any person in the state a new covered electronic device or television unless:

(1) The covered electronic device is labeled with the name of the manufacturer or the manufacturer's brand label; and

(2) The manufacturer has registered with and submitted a registration fee to the secretary as provided in section twenty-five of this article.

(c) If a manufacturer is subject to the requirements of this section and sections twenty-five and twenty-six of this article, a retailer may not sell or lease or offer for sale or lease to any person in the state a new covered electronic device unless the manufacturer has complied with the requirements of this section and sections twenty-five and twenty-six of this article.