senate Bill S7966A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.1391
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 24, 2010 print number 7966a
Jun 24, 2010 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jun 08, 2010 reported and committed to codes
May 27, 2010 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jun 30, 2010 - Rules committee Vote

S7966A
13
6
committee
13
Aye
6
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 8, 2010 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S7966
9
1
committee
9
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 8, 2010

nay (1)
aye wr (3)
excused (1)

S7966 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10100
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-2101, 27-2107, 27-2111 & 71-2724, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4619, A5583
2013-2014: S732, A2048
2015-2016: S919, A5844
2017-2018: S1524, A2875, A9740
2019-2020: A2501

S7966 - Summary

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps.

S7966 - Sponsor Memo

S7966 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7966

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 27, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  reduction of mercury in mercury-added fluorescent lamps

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

  Section 1. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 4 to read as follows:
                                  TITLE 4
                            FLUORESCENT LAMPS
SECTION 37-0401. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0403. PROHIBITIONS.
        37-0405. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
        37-0407. VIOLATIONS.
S 37-0401. DEFINITIONS.
  1. "MERCURY-ADDED FLUORESCENT LAMP" MEANS AN ELECTRIC  LAMP  TO  WHICH
MERCURY OR MERCURY COMPOUNDS ARE INTENTIONALLY ADDED DURING THE MANUFAC-
TURING  PROCESS,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO, COMPACT FLUORESCENT
LAMPS, HALOPHOSPHATE STRAIGHT FLUORESCENT LAMPS, AND TRIPHOSPHATE  (TRI-
BAND PHOSPHATES) STRAIGHT FLUORESCENT LAMPS WITH NORMAL OR LONG LIFE.
  2. "PRODUCER" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO:
  (I)  MANUFACTURES  AND SELLS MERCURY-ADDED FLUORESCENT LAMPS UNDER HIS
OWN BRAND;
  (II) RESELLS UNDER HIS OWN BRAND EQUIPMENT PRODUCED BY  OTHER  SUPPLI-
ERS, A RESELLER NOT BEING REGARDED AS THE "PRODUCER" IF THE BRAND OF THE
PRODUCER  APPEARS  ON THE EQUIPMENT, AS PROVIDED FOR IN PARAGRAPH (I) OF
THIS SUBDIVISION;
  (III) IMPORTS OR EXPORTS ELECTRICAL  AND  ELECTRONIC  EQUIPMENT  ON  A
PROFESSIONAL BASIS; OR
  (IV) SERVES AS THE IMPORTER OR DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTOR OF A MERCURY-ADDED
FLUORESCENT  LAMP  IF  THE  BRAND  NAME  OWNER IS LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE
UNITED STATES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16214-05-0

S7966A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10100
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-2101, 27-2107, 27-2111 & 71-2724, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4619, A5583
2013-2014: S732, A2048
2015-2016: S919, A5844
2017-2018: S1524, A2875, A9740
2019-2020: A2501

S7966A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps.

S7966A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7966A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7966--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 27, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Commit-
  tee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
  reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps

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

  Section  1.   Section 27-2101 of the environmental conservation law is
amended by adding five new subdivisions 30, 31, 32, 33, and 34  to  read
as follows:
  30.  "MERCURY-ADDED  LAMP"  MEANS AN ELECTRIC LAMP TO WHICH MERCURY OR
MERCURY COMPOUNDS ARE INTENTIONALLY ADDED DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROC-
ESS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,  COMPACT  FLUORESCENT  LAMPS,  HALO-
PHOSPHATE  STRAIGHT  FLUORESCENT LAMPS, AND TRIPHOSPHATE (TRIBAND PHOSP-
HATES) STRAIGHT FLUORESCENT LAMPS WITH NORMAL OR LONG LIFETIME.
  31. "PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO:
  (A) MANUFACTURES AND SELLS MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS UNDER ITS OWN BRAND;
  (B) RESELLS UNDER ITS OWN BRAND EQUIPMENT PRODUCED BY OTHER SUPPLIERS,
A RESELLER NOT BEING REGARDED AS THE PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS  IF
THE  BRAND  OF THE PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS APPEARS ON THE EQUIP-
MENT, AS PROVIDED FOR IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION;
  (C) IMPORTS OR  EXPORTS  ELECTRICAL  AND  ELECTRONIC  EQUIPMENT  ON  A
PROFESSIONAL BASIS; OR
  (D)  SERVES AS THE IMPORTER OR DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTOR OF A MERCURY-ADDED
LAMP IF THE BRAND NAME OWNER IS LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.
  32. "GENERAL PURPOSE LIGHTS" MEANS THE FOLLOWING LAMPS, BULBS,  TUBES,
OR  OTHER  ELECTRIC  DEVICES  THAT  PROVIDE  FUNCTIONAL ILLUMINATION FOR
INDOOR RESIDENTIAL, INDOOR COMMERCIAL, AND OUTDOOR USE: COMPACT FLUORES-
CENT LAMPS UP TO NINE INCHES IN LENGTH AND STRAIGHT FLUORESCENT LAMPS UP
TO FIFTY INCHES IN LENGTH WITH A MEDIUM BI-PIN OR MINIATURE BI-PIN BASE,
THAT OPERATE ON AN INSTANT  START,  RAPID  START,  OR  PROGRAMMED  START
BALLAST. GENERAL PURPOSE LIGHTS SHALL NOT INCLUDE T12 LAMPS THAT OPERATE

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

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