assembly Bill A8084

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires manufacturers of thermostats to collect mercury-containing thermostats

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 19, 2013 approval memo.13
Dec 18, 2013 signed chap.550
Dec 06, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1664
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 20, 2013 ordered to third reading rules cal.718
rules report cal.718
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 18, 2013 referred to ways and means

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A8084 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1676A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 29 ยงยง27-2901 - 27-2909, En Con L

A8084 - Summary

Requires manufacturers of thermostats to collect mercury-containing thermostats; requires educational outreach; establishes collection goals; requires reporting of collection efforts.

A8084 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8084

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. SWEENEY, WEISENBERG, DINOWITZ, JAFFEE, COLTON,
  TITUS, MOSLEY, ROSENTHAL, LUPARDO, OTIS, ENGLEBRIGHT, BUCHWALD -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  establishing  the mercury thermostat collection act; and providing for
  the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  This  act shall be known and may be cited as the "Mercury
thermostat collection act".
  S 2. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law  is  amended  by
adding a new title 29 to read as follows:

                                TITLE 29
                     MERCURY THERMOSTAT COLLECTION ACT
SECTION 27-2901. DEFINITIONS.
        27-2903. MERCURY-CONTAINING THERMOSTAT COLLECTION.
        27-2905. THERMOSTAT WHOLESALER AND RETAILER REQUIREMENTS.
        27-2907. DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES.
        27-2909. DISPOSAL PROHIBITION.
S 27-2901. DEFINITIONS.
  1. "COLLECTION PROGRAM" MEANS A SYSTEM FOR THE COLLECTION, TRANSPORTA-
TION, RECYCLING, AND DISPOSAL OF OUT-OF-SERVICE MERCURY THERMOSTATS THAT
IS  FINANCED  AND MANAGED OR PROVIDED BY A THERMOSTAT MANUFACTURER INDI-
VIDUALLY OR COLLECTIVELY WITH OTHER THERMOSTAT MANUFACTURERS IN  ACCORD-
ANCE WITH THIS SECTION.
  2.  "MERCURY THERMOSTAT" MEANS A PRODUCT OR DEVICE THAT USES A MERCURY
SWITCH TO SENSE AND CONTROL ROOM TEMPERATURE THROUGH COMMUNICATION  WITH
HEATING, VENTILATION, OR AIR-CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT AND INCLUDES THERMO-
STATS USED TO SENSE AND CONTROL ROOM TEMPERATURE IN RESIDENTIAL, COMMER-
CIAL,  INDUSTRIAL  AND OTHER BUILDINGS BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE A THERMOSTAT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05465-06-3

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