assembly Bill A6919D

Signed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of child care products containing bisphenol A

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Jul 30, 2010 signed chap.280
Jul 19, 2010 delivered to governor
Jun 23, 2010 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.459
substituted for a6919d
Jun 23, 2010 substituted by s3296h
Jun 01, 2010 amended on third reading (t) 6919d
Jun 01, 2010 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Apr 20, 2010 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 22, 2010 amended on third reading 6919c
Jan 06, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.459
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 05, 2009 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 30, 2009 advanced to third reading cal.480
Apr 27, 2009 reported
Apr 22, 2009 reported referred to codes
Apr 16, 2009 print number 6919b
Apr 16, 2009 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Mar 20, 2009 print number 6919a
Mar 20, 2009 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Mar 17, 2009 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Apr 20, 2010 - Finance committee Vote

S3296G
22
4
committee
22
Aye
4
Nay
7
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 20, 2010 - Rules committee Vote

S3296G
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 13, 2010 - Codes committee Vote

S3296G
11
2
committee
11
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 2, 2010 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S3296F
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A6919 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3296
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 5 §§37-0501 - 37-0511, amd §71-3703, En Con L

A6919 - Summary

Enacts the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act"; prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of child care products containing bisphenol A; prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of beverage and food containers containing bisphenol A; requires product labeling.

A6919 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6919

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, SWEENEY, COLTON, EDDINGTON, CASTRO,
  LIFTON, JAFFEE, GUNTHER, RUSSELL, GABRYSZAK -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --
  M. of A. GREENE, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  enacting the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act".
  S 2. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law  is  amended  by
adding a new title 5 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 5
                               BISPHENOL A
SECTION 37-0501. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        37-0503. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0505. TOYS AND CHILD CARE PRODUCTS.
        37-0507. FOOD AND BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
        37-0509. APPROVAL OF BISPHENOL A ALTERNATIVES.
        37-0511. WAIVERS.
        37-0513. FEES.
        37-0515. PRODUCT LABELING.
        37-0517. PUBLIC EDUCATION AND MANUFACTURER RECOGNITION.
        37-0519. ENFORCEMENT.
S 37-0501. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
  THE  LEGISLATURE  HEREBY  FINDS  THAT  BISPHENOL  A (BPA), A PRINCIPLE
COMPONENT IN THE PRODUCTION OF POLYCARBONATE  RIGID  PLASTIC  AND  EPOXY
RESINS,  IS  USED IN MANY FOOD AND DRINK PACKAGING APPLICATIONS, AS WELL
AS PRODUCTS INTENDED FOR USE BY YOUNG CHILDREN. THE RESINS ARE  COMMONLY
USED AS LACQUERS TO COAT METAL PRODUCTS, SUCH AS FOOD CANS, BOTTLE TOPS,
JAR LIDS AND INFANT FORMULA CONTAINERS. THE RESINS ARE ALSO USED TO LINE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10403-01-9

A6919A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3296
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 5 §§37-0501 - 37-0511, amd §71-3703, En Con L

A6919A - Summary

Enacts the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act"; prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of child care products containing bisphenol A; prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of beverage and food containers containing bisphenol A; requires product labeling.

A6919A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6919--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, SWEENEY, COLTON, EDDINGTON, CASTRO,
  LIFTON, JAFFEE, GUNTHER, RUSSELL, GABRYSZAK, MENG,  SCHIMEL,  BRADLEY,
  TITONE,  PERRY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GORDON, GREENE, WEIS-
  ENBERG -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  enacting the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act"

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act".
  S  2.  Article  37 of the environmental conservation law is amended by
adding a new title 5 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 5
                               BISPHENOL A
SECTION 37-0501. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        37-0503. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0505. TOYS AND CHILD CARE PRODUCTS.
        37-0507. FOOD AND BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
        37-0509. APPROVAL OF BISPHENOL A ALTERNATIVES.
        37-0511. WAIVERS.
        37-0513. FEES.
        37-0515. PRODUCT LABELING.
        37-0517. PUBLIC EDUCATION AND MANUFACTURER RECOGNITION.
        37-0519. ENFORCEMENT.
        37-0521. PREEMPTION.
        37-0523. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
S 37-0501. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
  THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS  THAT  BISPHENOL  A  (BPA),  A  PRINCIPAL
COMPONENT  IN  THE  PRODUCTION  OF POLYCARBONATE RIGID PLASTIC AND EPOXY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10403-06-9

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Multi-Sponsors

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A6919B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3296
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 5 §§37-0501 - 37-0511, amd §71-3703, En Con L

A6919B - Summary

Enacts the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act"; prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of child care products containing bisphenol A; prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of beverage and food containers containing bisphenol A; requires product labeling.

A6919B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6919--B

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ENGLEBRIGHT, SWEENEY, COLTON, CASTRO, LIFTON,
  JAFFEE, GUNTHER, RUSSELL, GABRYSZAK,  MENG,  SCHIMEL,  TITONE,  PERRY,
  SPANO, FIELDS, GALEF, MAISEL, ROSENTHAL, KOON, KAVANAGH -- Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  -- M. of A. BOYLAND, BRENNAN, CONTE, GLICK, GORDON, HOOPER,
  McENENY, REILICH, SALADINO, WEISENBERG -- read once  and  referred  to
  the  Committee  on Environmental Conservation -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee  --  again  reported  from  said  committee with amendments,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  enacting the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act"

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Legislative intent.   The legislature  hereby  finds  that
bisphenol A (BPA), a principal component in the production of polycarbo-
nate  rigid  plastic, is used in many products intended for use by young
children.
  According to  the  U.S.  Centers  for  Disease  Control,  ninety-three
percent  of  Americans  have  detectable  levels of bisphenol A in their
bodies.  Research studies have found that babies and toddlers have high-
er levels of bisphenol A in their  bodies  than  do  adults  because  of
greater exposure and reduced capacity to metabolize bisphenol A.
  Bisphenol  A  is a known estrogen-mimicking endocrine disruptor chemi-
cal.  Endocrine disruption has been linked to a greater number of common
ailments, including heart disease, immune system disruption, brain dete-
rioration, type-2 diabetes, cancer and obesity.
  The state of New York must act to significantly reduce the  harm  from
bisphenol  A, particularly for infants and children, the most vulnerable
within our population.
  S 2. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law  is  amended  by
adding a new title 5 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
A                                                          LBD10403-08-9

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Multi-Sponsors

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A6919C - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3296
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 5 §§37-0501 - 37-0511, amd §71-3703, En Con L

A6919C - Summary

Enacts the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act"; prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of child care products containing bisphenol A; prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of beverage and food containers containing bisphenol A; requires product labeling.

A6919C - Sponsor Memo

A6919C - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6919--C
                                                        Cal. No. 459

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ENGLEBRIGHT, SWEENEY, COLTON, CASTRO, LIFTON,
  JAFFEE, GUNTHER, RUSSELL, GABRYSZAK,  MENG,  SCHIMEL,  TITONE,  PERRY,
  SPANO, FIELDS, GALEF, MAISEL, ROSENTHAL, KOON, KAVANAGH -- Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  --  M. of A.  BALL, BOYLAND, BRENNAN, CONTE, GLICK, GORDON,
  HOOPER, McENENY,  REILICH,  SALADINO,  WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and
  referred  to  the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
  ments,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
  -- reported from committee, advanced to a third reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  enacting the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    Legislative intent.   The legislature hereby finds that
bisphenol A (BPA), a principal component in the production of polycarbo-
nate rigid plastic, is used in many products intended for use  by  young
children.
  According  to  the  U.S.  Centers  for  Disease  Control, ninety-three
percent of Americans have detectable levels  of  bisphenol  A  in  their
bodies.  Research studies have found that babies and toddlers have high-
er  levels  of  bisphenol  A  in  their bodies than do adults because of
greater exposure and reduced capacity to metabolize bisphenol A.
  Bisphenol A is a known estrogen-mimicking endocrine  disruptor  chemi-
cal.  Endocrine disruption has been linked to a greater number of common
ailments, including heart disease, immune system disruption, brain dete-
rioration, type-2 diabetes, cancer and obesity.
  The  state  of New York must act to significantly reduce the harm from
bisphenol A, particularly for infants and children, the most  vulnerable
within our population.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A6919D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3296
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 5 §§37-0501 - 37-0511, amd §71-3703, En Con L

A6919D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "bisphenol A-free children and babies act"; prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of child care products containing bisphenol A; prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of beverage and food containers containing bisphenol A; requires product labeling.

A6919D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6919--D
                                                        Cal. No. 459

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 17, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ENGLEBRIGHT, SWEENEY, COLTON, CASTRO, LIFTON,
  JAFFEE, GUNTHER, RUSSELL, GABRYSZAK,  MENG,  SCHIMEL,  TITONE,  PERRY,
  SPANO,  FIELDS, GALEF, MAISEL, ROSENTHAL, KOON, KAVANAGH, ZEBROWSKI --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of A. BALL, BOYLAND, BRENNAN, CONTE,  GLICK,
  GORDON,  HOOPER,  LATIMER,  McENENY,  REILICH, SALADINO, WEISENBERG --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental  Conservation
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said  commit-
  tee  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to
  said committee -- reported from committee, advanced to a  third  read-
  ing,  amended  and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order
  of third reading -- passed by Assembly and delivered  to  the  Senate,
  recalled  from  the  Senate,  vote reconsidered, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  the manufacture, distribution and sale of child pacifiers
  and beverage containers containing bisphenol A

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    Legislative intent.   The legislature hereby finds that
bisphenol A (BPA), a principal component in the production of polycarbo-
nate rigid plastic, is used in many products intended for use  by  young
children.
  According  to  the  U.S.  Centers  for  Disease  Control, ninety-three
percent of Americans have detectable levels  of  bisphenol  A  in  their
bodies.  Research studies have found that babies and toddlers have high-
er  levels  of  bisphenol  A  in  their bodies than do adults because of
greater exposure and reduced capacity to metabolize bisphenol A.
  Bisphenol A is a known estrogen-mimicking endocrine  disruptor  chemi-
cal.  Endocrine disruption has been linked to a greater number of common

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10403-27-0

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