S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the abatement of
lead poisoning conditions
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 1373 of the public health law, as
added by chapter 338 of the laws of 1970, is amended to read as follows:
3. In the event of failure to comply with a notice and demand, the
commissioner or his representative may conduct a formal hearing upon due
notice in accordance with the provisions of section twelve-a of this
chapter and on proof of violation of such notice and demand may order
abatement of a paint condition conducive to lead poisoning upon such
terms as may be appropriate and may assess a penalty not to exceed [two
thousand five hundred] FIVE THOUSAND dollars for such violation.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.