senate Bill S1928A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to jewelry containing lead

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2012 print number 1928a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 14, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

S1928 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§37-0115, 37-0117, 71-3711, En Con L; add §399-gg, Gen Bus L

S1928 - Summary

Relates to jewelry containing lead.

S1928 - Sponsor Memo

S1928 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1928

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ALESI  -- 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 and the general busi-
  ness law, in relation to jewelry containing lead

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings.  The legislature hereby finds that
stringent controls on the amount of lead in  jewelry  are  necessary  to
protect  public  health,  especially  the  health  of children.   Random
samples of jewelry in New York state have been found to  contain  up  to
60,000  parts  per  million of lead. To assure consistent application of
these controls to all jewelry, specific technical standards and controls
must be specified.
  S 2. The environmental conservation law is amended  by  adding  a  new
section 37-0115 to read as follows:
S 37-0115. LEAD-CONTAINING JEWELRY.
  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS:
  1. "BODY PIERCING JEWELRY" MEANS ANY PART OF JEWELRY THAT IS  MANUFAC-
TURED  OR SOLD FOR PLACEMENT IN A NEW PIERCING OR A MUCOUS MEMBRANE, BUT
DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY PART OF THAT JEWELRY THAT IS NOT  PLACED  WITHIN  A
NEW PIERCING OR A MUCOUS MEMBRANE.
  2. "CHILDREN" MEANS CHILDREN AGED SIX AND YOUNGER.
  3.  "CHILDREN'S  JEWELRY" MEANS JEWELRY THAT IS MADE FOR, MARKETED FOR
USE BY, OR MARKETED TO, CHILDREN. CHILDREN'S JEWELRY  INCLUDES,  BUT  IS
NOT LIMITED TO, JEWELRY THAT MEETS ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
  (A)  REPRESENTED  IN ITS PACKAGING, DISPLAY, OR ADVERTISING, AS APPRO-
PRIATE FOR USE BY CHILDREN.
  (B) SOLD IN CONJUNCTION WITH, ATTACHED TO, OR PACKAGED  TOGETHER  WITH
OTHER  PRODUCTS THAT ARE PACKAGED, DISPLAYED, OR ADVERTISED AS APPROPRI-
ATE FOR USE BY CHILDREN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06268-01-1

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S1928A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§37-0115, 37-0117, 71-3711, En Con L; add §399-gg, Gen Bus L

S1928A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to jewelry containing lead.

S1928A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1928A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1928--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ALESI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the general busi-
  ness law, in relation to jewelry containing lead

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The  legislature  hereby  finds  that
stringent  controls  on  the  amount of lead in jewelry are necessary to
protect public health,  especially  the  health  of  children.    Random
samples  of  jewelry  in New York state have been found to contain up to
60,000 parts per million of lead. To assure  consistent  application  of
these controls to all jewelry, specific technical standards and controls
must be specified.
  S  2.  The  environmental  conservation law is amended by adding a new
section 37-0115 to read as follows:
S 37-0115. LEAD-CONTAINING JEWELRY.
  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS:
  1.  "BODY PIERCING JEWELRY" MEANS ANY PART OF JEWELRY THAT IS MANUFAC-
TURED OR SOLD FOR PLACEMENT IN A NEW PIERCING OR A MUCOUS MEMBRANE,  BUT
DOES  NOT  INCLUDE  ANY PART OF THAT JEWELRY THAT IS NOT PLACED WITHIN A
NEW PIERCING OR A MUCOUS MEMBRANE.
  2. "CHILDREN" MEANS CHILDREN AGED SIX AND YOUNGER.
  3. "CHILDREN'S JEWELRY" MEANS JEWELRY THAT IS MADE FOR,  MARKETED  FOR
USE  BY,  OR  MARKETED TO, CHILDREN. CHILDREN'S JEWELRY INCLUDES, BUT IS
NOT LIMITED TO, JEWELRY THAT MEETS ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06268-02-2

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