senate Bill S4619A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Dec 21, 2011 print number 4619a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Apr 13, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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S4619 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-2101, 27-2107, 27-2111 & 71-2724, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A10100C, S7966A

S4619 - Summary

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

S4619 - Sponsor Memo

S4619 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4619

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 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
ON A REFERENCE CURRENT GREATER THAN FOUR  HUNDRED  FIFTY  MILLIAMPS,  T8
LAMPS  THAT  OPERATE  ON  A REFERENCE CURRENT GREATER THAN THREE HUNDRED
FIFTY MILLIAMPS, OR SPECIAL PURPOSE LIGHTS.

S4619A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-2101, 27-2107, 27-2111 & 71-2724, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A10100C, S7966A

S4619A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4619A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4619A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4619--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 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,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00822-04-1

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