senate Bill S3608

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to thermal paper receipts containing bisphenol-A

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S3608 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §37-0503, add §37-0508, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4903

S3608 - Summary

Relates to thermal paper receipts containing bisphenol-A.

S3608 - Sponsor Memo

S3608 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3608

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conser-
  vation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  the  use  of thermal paper receipts or cash receipt paper
  containing bisphenol-A

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

  Section  1.  Section 37-0503 of the environmental conservation law, as
added by chapter 280 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
S 37-0503. Definitions.
  As used in this title[,]:
  1. "child care product" means  all  pacifiers  and  unfilled  beverage
containers to be used by children under three years old for the consump-
tion  of  liquids  including pacifiers, baby bottles, baby bottle liners
and cups, cup lids, straws and sippy cups.
  2. "THERMAL RECEIPT PAPER" OR "CASH RECEIPT  PAPER"  MEANS  ANY  PAPER
THAT  IS  USED  BY  A COMMERCIAL ENTITY TO ISSUE A MECHANICALLY PRODUCED
RECORD OF A COMMERCIAL TRANSACTION.
  S 2. The environmental conservation law is amended  by  adding  a  new
section 37-0508 to read as follows:
S 37-0508. THERMAL RECEIPT PAPER.
  NO  PERSON  SHALL  MANUFACTURE,  SELL, OFFER FOR SALE OR DISTRIBUTE IN
THIS STATE ANY  THERMAL  RECEIPT  PAPER  OR  CASH  REGISTER  PAPER  THAT
CONTAINS BISPHENOL-A.
  S  3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2015. Effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
necessary  for  the  implementation of this act on its effective date is
authorized to be made on or before such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08395-01-3

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