senate Bill S45A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for annual school lead-copper tap water testing; publishing of reports of contamination and abatement of such contamination

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Jan 23, 2014 print number 45a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

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S45 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5289A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1110, amd §1102, Pub Health L; add §409-l, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S666A, A1601A
2009-2010: S6174, A2359B

S45 - Summary

Provides for annual school lead-copper tap water testing; requires the publishing of reports of contamination and abatement of such contamination; requires school districts to provide potable water to school children attending affected schools; exempts those schools built without use of lead piping and those schools where a finding of no contamination has been made for three consecutive years.

S45 - Sponsor Memo

S45 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   45

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to the water dispensed within public schools

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
1110 to read as follows:
  S 1110. REPORT. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER
OF EDUCATION, SHALL CAUSE TO BE PREPARED  AND  SHALL  PUBLISH  A  REPORT
BASED  ON  ANY  FINDINGS  FROM  THE ANNUAL LEAD-COPPER TAP WATER TESTING
CONDUCTED AT THE DIRECTION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION PURSUANT  TO
THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINE-L OF THE EDUCATION LAW. SUCH
REPORT  SHALL BE SENT TO THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION AND SHALL BE MADE
AVAILABLE TO THE PARENTS AND PERSONS IN PARENTAL RELATION OF  ANY  CHILD
ATTENDING  THE  AFFECTED  SCHOOL  DISTRICT PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF
SUCH SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINE-L.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section  1102  of  the  public  health  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  655  of  the  laws  of 1978, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. If any inspection discloses a violation of any rule  or  regulation
promulgated  pursuant to section one thousand one hundred of this [chap-
ter] TITLE relating to a temporary or permanent source or act of contam-
ination  OR A FINDING OF CONTAMINATION PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR  HUNDRED
NINE-L  OF  THE EDUCATION LAW, the person, officer, board, or commission
having the management and control of the potable  water  supply  of  the
municipality,  state  or United States institution, park, reservation or
post, and in the city of New York,  the  commissioner  of  environmental
protection,  and  the  board of water supply of the city of New York, or
the corporation furnishing such supply shall cause a copy of the rule or

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

S45A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5289A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1110, amd §1102, Pub Health L; add §409-l, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S666A, A1601A
2009-2010: S6174, A2359B

S45A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for annual school lead-copper tap water testing; requires the publishing of reports of contamination and abatement of such contamination; requires school districts to provide potable water to school children attending affected schools; exempts those schools built without use of lead piping and those schools where a finding of no contamination has been made for three consecutive years.

S45A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S45A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  45--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Health in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to the water dispensed within public schools

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
1110 to read as follows:
  S 1110. REPORT. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER
OF  EDUCATION,  SHALL  CAUSE  TO  BE PREPARED AND SHALL PUBLISH A REPORT
BASED ON ANY FINDINGS FROM THE  ANNUAL  LEAD-COPPER  TAP  WATER  TESTING
CONDUCTED  AT THE DIRECTION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION PURSUANT TO
THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINE-L OF THE EDUCATION LAW. SUCH
REPORT SHALL BE SENT TO THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION AND SHALL BE  MADE
AVAILABLE  TO  THE PARENTS AND PERSONS IN PARENTAL RELATION OF ANY CHILD
ATTENDING THE AFFECTED SCHOOL DISTRICT PURSUANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS  OF
SUCH SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINE-L.
  S  2.  Subdivision  1  of  section  1102  of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 655 of the laws  of  1978,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  If  any inspection discloses a violation of any rule or regulation
promulgated pursuant to section one thousand one hundred of this  [chap-
ter] TITLE relating to a temporary or permanent source or act of contam-
ination   OR A FINDING OF CONTAMINATION PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR HUNDRED
NINE-L OF THE EDUCATION LAW, the person, officer, board,  or  commission
having  the  management  and  control of the potable water supply of the
municipality, state or United States institution, park,  reservation  or

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

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