senate Bill S8123

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to mercury-added consumer products; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 29, 2010 committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 09, 2010 referred to environmental conservation

S8123 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11145
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง27-2107, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3888, A668

S8123 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to mercury-added consumer products.

S8123 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8123 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8123

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 9, 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
  mercury-added consumer products

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 8  of  section  27-2107  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  added  by  chapter  676  of the laws of 2005, is
amended to read as follows:
  8. On or after January first, two thousand [eight, but no  later  than
February  twentieth,  two  thousand  eight,  and thereafter upon written
request, but not more than once a year, the commissioner shall  issue  a
written finding as to whether non-mercury alternatives are comparable in
price  to,  are  as effective in performance as, and are as accurate and
precise as] ELEVEN, NO PERSON SHALL SELL, OFFER FOR SALE  OR  DISTRIBUTE
ANY  mercury  [sphygmomanometers]  SPHYGMOMANOMETER, mercury wetted reed
[relays] RELAY, mercury flame [sensors]  SENSOR,  mercury  [thermometers
other than thermometers prohibited from sale pursuant to subdivision two
of  this  section]  THERMOMETER,  or  mercury  [thermostats] THERMOSTAT,
except for mercury thermostats used by  a  blind  or  visually  impaired
person.  [Upon making an affirmative finding that a non-mercury alterna-
tive is comparable in price to, is as effective in performance  as,  and
is as accurate and precise as any mercury-added consumer product deline-
ated  in  this  subdivision,  no  person  shall  sell, offer for sale or
distribute such mercury-added consumer product for which the commission-
er has made such an affirmative finding.] The provisions of this  subdi-
vision  shall not apply to the sale or distribution of any mercury-added
consumer product delineated in this subdivision [for which  the  commis-
sioner has made such an affirmative finding,] if such product is used to
replace  a  product that is a component in a larger product in use prior
to [the issuance of such affirmative finding] JANUARY FIRST,  TWO  THOU-
SAND  ELEVEN or the resale of any mercury-added consumer product deline-
ated in this subdivision[, for which the commissioner has made  such  an

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD17206-01-0

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