Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||
referred to environmental conservation
|Feb 05, 2013||
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S3513
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S3513 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S3513 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3513 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regulation of bisphenol A in business transaction paper PURPOSE: OF THE BILL: To expand the provisions of current NYS law to prohibit the distribution and use of paper containing bisphenol A for the recording of any business transaction and to regulate chemical compounds that are used to replace EPA. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The bill prohibits any person, firm, partner- ship, association, limited liability company or corporation from distributing or using any paper containing EPA for the recording of any business or banking transaction. Furthermore, receipt paper manufacturers shall not produce any paper containing bisphenol A nor replace bisphenol A with other chemical compound that has been scientifically established to be a known human carcinogen as classified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, a developmental toxin, an endocrine disruptor or a reproductive toxin. Paper manufacturers are required to use the least toxic alterna- tive chemical compound to replace bisphenol A. The DEC is required to certify that any chemical compound used to replace EPA, in receipt paper is the least toxic alternative available, and is not a known human Carcinogen as classified by the United State
2013-S3513 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3513 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 5, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. O'BRIEN -- 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 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 (4) NOT MANUFACTURE SUCH PAPER UNTIL THE DEPARTMENT SHALL HAVE CERTI- FIED ALTERNATIVE CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS TO BISPHENOL A BASED UPON THE RECOM- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04357-02-3
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