|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to health|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to health|
senate Bill S597
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S597 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 13 Title 14 §§1389-hh - 1389-kk, Pub Health L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S597 - Summary
Requires operators of ice arenas in which a resurfacing machine is used to have a certificate of acceptable air quality for the ice arena.
S597 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S597 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to indoor air quality in ice skating rinks PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill promotes public health by establishing standards for operation, maintenance and monitoring, to ensure acceptable indoor air quality in ice arenas that utilize ice resurfacing equipment powered by combustible fuels which produce carbon monoxide (CO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2). SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Bill § 1 adds a new Title 14 to Article 13 of the Public Health Law (PHL), to establish standards for ensuring acceptable indoor air quality in ice arenas. Specifically, the bill adds four new PHI sections: > §1389-hh defines terms used in Title 14, including "Air quality measuring device," "Correction air level" (when CO is between 30 and 125 ppm and/or NO2 is between 0.5 and 2 ppm), "Notification air level" (when a single sample shows CO is over 60 ppm and/or NO2 is over 1 ppm, or 6 consecutive samples detect over 30 ppm of CO and/or 0.5 ppm of NO2) and "Evacuation air level" (when CO is over 125 ppm
S597 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 597 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to indoor air quality in ice skating rinks THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 13 of the public health law is amended by adding a new title 14 to read as follows: TITLE 14 INDOOR AIR QUALITY IN ICE SKATING RINKS SECTION 1389-HH. DEFINITIONS. 1389-II. CERTIFICATE OF ACCEPTABLE AIR QUALITY. 1389-JJ. MAINTENANCE OF ACCEPTABLE AIR QUALITY. 1389-KK. RULES AND REGULATIONS; RECORDKEEPING; PENALTIES. S 1389-HH. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE: 1. "AIR QUALITY MEASUR- ING DEVICE" MEANS PUMP AND COLORIMETRIC TUBE OR ELECTRONIC DIRECT READ GAS DETECTION EQUIPMENT, OR ANY SIMILAR EQUIPMENT APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER, UTILIZED FOR THE SAMPLING AND MEASUREMENT OF CARBON MONOX- IDE AND NITROGEN DIOXIDE, WHICH EQUIPMENT SHALL BE CAPABLE OF MEASURING CARBON MONOXIDE AIR CONCENTRATIONS IN A RANGE FROM ZERO TO ONE HUNDRED FIFTY PARTS PER MILLION WITH A RESOLUTION OF ONE PARTS PER MILLION, OR MEASURING NITROGEN OXIDE AIR CONCENTRATIONS IN A RANGE FROM ZERO TO FIVE PARTS PER MILLION WITH A RESOLUTION OF ONE-TENTH PARTS PER MILLION. 2. "CORRECTION AIR LEVEL" MEANS A STANDARD OF AIR CONTAMINATION WHEN A SINGLE AIR SAMPLE DETECTS THE PRESENCE IN AN ICE ARENA OF CONCENTRATIONS OF MORE THAN THIRTY PARTS PER MILLION BUT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY- FIVE PARTS PER MILLION OF CARBON MONOXIDE OR MORE THAN FIVE-TENTHS PARTS PER MILLION BUT LESS THAN TWO PARTS PER MILLION OF NITROGEN DIOXIDE. 3. "NOTIFICATION AIR LEVEL" MEANS A STANDARD OF AIR CONTAMINATION WHEN A SINGLE AIR SAMPLE DETECTS THE PRESENCE IN AN ICE ARENA OF CONCEN- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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