|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to health|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to health|
senate Bill S22
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S22 - Details
S22 - Summary
Increases the penalty for the failure to comply with a notice and demand for the discontinuance of a paint condition conducive to lead poisoning from two thousand five hundred to five thousand dollars.
S22 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S22 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the abatement of lead poisoning conditions SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends subdivision 3 of section 1373 of the public health law. Increase the penalties for building code violations and increases the penalty for failure to correct a paint condition conducive to lead poisoning to no more than five-thousand dollars. Section 2. Effective Date JUSTIFICATION: Lead poisoning is an issue that has been gaining momentum due to the frequency of lead poisoning cases in our communities. Lead poisoning cases are especially prevalent in high poverty areas. Young children and pregnant women are most vulnerable to the effects of lead poisoning. High lead levels in children can lead to developmental and other health problems. In pregnant women high lead levels can significantly affect the developmental abilities of their unborn children. This bill will help to prevent lead exposure and lead-related health
S22 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 22 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the abatement of lead poisoning conditions THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 1373 of the public health law, as added by chapter 338 of the laws of 1970, is amended to read as follows: 3. In the event of failure to comply with a notice and demand, the commissioner or his representative may conduct a formal hearing upon due notice in accordance with the provisions of section twelve-a of this chapter and on proof of violation of such notice and demand may order abatement of a paint condition conducive to lead poisoning upon such terms as may be appropriate and may assess a penalty not to exceed [two thousand five hundred] FIVE THOUSAND dollars for such violation. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00998-01-3
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