senate Bill S3130

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the provision to consumers of information concerning household hazardous products at the point of retail sale by labels and pamphlets

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 09, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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S3130 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6981
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title IV ยง37-0401, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2066, A6431

S3130 - Summary

Establishes a program to provide information to consumers concerning household hazardous products; such information to be available at the point of retail sale by labels and pamphlets; provides such information should disclose hazards and inform people of environmentally safer alternatives; provides for the establishment of a hazardous product list by the department of environmental conservation.

S3130 - Sponsor Memo

S3130 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3130

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HUNTLEY, ADAMS, DIAZ, SAVINO, STAVISKY -- 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
  retail shelf labeling of  household  hazardous  products  and  related
  consumer information

  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 IV
           HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS; CONSUMER INFORMATION
SECTION 37-0401. HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS; CONSUMER INFORMATION.
S 37-0401. HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS; CONSUMER INFORMATION.
  1. TO THE EXTENT FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL, IN CONSUL-
TATION WITH NEW YORK RETAILERS AND PRODUCT  MANUFACTURERS,  ESTABLISH  A
PROGRAM TO:
  A.  PROVIDE  INFORMATION  TO  RETAILERS  WITH RESPECT TO THE HAZARDOUS
PRODUCTS SPECIFIED IN SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  THIS  SECTION  AND  ENVIRON-
MENTALLY SAFER ALTERNATIVES TO THOSE PRODUCTS;
  B.  PROVIDE  LABELS  FOR  RETAIL  USE  WITH  RESPECT  TO THE HAZARDOUS
PRODUCTS;
  C. PROVIDE PAMPHLETS FOR CONSUMERS, TO BE MADE AVAILABLE BY  RETAILERS
AT  THE  POINT  OF  SALE,  DESCRIBING  THE  TOXICITY  OF THESE HAZARDOUS
PRODUCTS, SAFER DISPOSAL METHODS, AND  ALTERNATIVE  PRODUCTS  WHICH  ARE
ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFER; AND
  D.  REQUIRE  THAT  RETAIL  ESTABLISHMENTS  DISPLAY  THESE  LABELS  AND
PAMPHLETS  ON  SHELVES,  OR  IN  THE  IMMEDIATE  VICINITY  OF  HAZARDOUS
PRODUCTS, WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
  2.  "HAZARDOUS  PRODUCTS" FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION ARE DEFINED
AS FOLLOWS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02471-01-1

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