senate Bill S4532A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the regulation by the department of environmental conservation of business transaction paper containing bisphenol A

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
May 09, 2011 print number 4532a
May 09, 2011 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Apr 11, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

S4532 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0508, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3513
2015-2016: S2763
2017-2018: S87
2019-2020: S1096

S4532 - Summary

Prohibits the distribution and use of paper containing bisphenol A for the recording of any business transaction.

S4532 - Sponsor Memo

S4532 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4532

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 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,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  the  distribution and use of paper containing bisphenol A
  for the recording of any business transaction

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 37-0508 to read as follows:
S 37-0508. TRANSACTION PAPER.
  NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY
OR CORPORATION, INCLUDING BANKING ORGANIZATIONS, SHALL DISTRIBUTE OR USE
ANY  PAPER  CONTAINING  BISPHENOL A FOR THE RECORDING OF ANY BUSINESS OR
BANKING TRANSACTION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  RECEIPTS,  CREDITS,
WITHDRAWALS, DEPOSITS, AND CREDIT AND DEBIT CARD RECORDS.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10757-01-1

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S4532A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0508, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3513
2015-2016: S2763
2017-2018: S87
2019-2020: S1096

S4532A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the distribution and use of paper containing bisphenol A for the recording of any business transaction.

S4532A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4532A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4532--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ALESI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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 regu-
  lation of bisphenol A in business transaction paper

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

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 37-0508 to read as follows:
S 37-0508. REGULATION OF BISPHENOL A IN BUSINESS TRANSACTION PAPER.
  1.  BISPHENOL A PROHIBITION IN BUSINESS TRANSACTION PAPER.  NO PERSON,
FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION,  LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY  OR  CORPO-
RATION,  INCLUDING  BANKING  ORGANIZATIONS,  SHALL DISTRIBUTE OR USE ANY
PAPER CONTAINING BISPHENOL A FOR THE RECORDING OF ANY BUSINESS OR  BANK-
ING  TRANSACTION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RECEIPTS, CREDITS, WITH-
DRAWALS, DEPOSITS, AND CREDIT AND DEBIT CARD RECORDS.
  2. PAPER MANUFACTURER RESPONSIBILITIES. A. NO PAPER MANUFACTURER SHALL
PRODUCE OR DISTRIBUTE ANY PAPER CONTAINING BISPHENOL A WHICH IS  PROHIB-
ITED  TO  BE  USED  OR  DISTRIBUTED  PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
SECTION.
  B. ANY PAPER MANUFACTURER THAT PRODUCES PAPER CONTAINING  BISPHENOL  A
FOR THE PURPOSES REFERRED TO IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL:
  (1)  NOT  REPLACE  BISPHENOL A WITH ANOTHER CHEMICAL COMPOUND THAT HAS
BEEN SCIENTIFICALLY ESTABLISHED TO BE A KNOWN HUMAN CARCINOGEN AS  CLAS-
SIFIED  BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, A DEVELOP-
MENTAL TOXIN, AN ENDOCRINE DISRUPTOR OR A REPRODUCTIVE TOXIN;
  (2) USE THE LEAST  TOXIC  ALTERNATIVE  CHEMICAL  COMPOUND  TO  REPLACE
BISPHENOL A;
  (3)  PROVIDE  INFORMATION  ON  THE  CHEMICAL  COMPOUND USED TO REPLACE
BISPHENOL A TO THE DEPARTMENT; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10757-02-1

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