senate Bill S3513

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
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S3513 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0508, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4532A

S3513 - Summary

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

S3513 - Sponsor Memo

S3513 - 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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