senate Bill S6514

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Mar 27, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 26, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 25, 2014 1st report cal.342
Jan 31, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Mar 25, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Mar 25, 2014

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S6514 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง27-2101, 27-2107 & 71-2724, En Con L

S6514 - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of the sale, offer for sale or distribution of mercury added lamps that fail to meet the mercury content standards adopted by the department.

S6514 - Sponsor Memo

S6514 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6514

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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  the
  reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps

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

  Section 1. Section 27-2101 of the environmental  conservation  law  is
amended by adding six new subdivisions 30, 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35 to read
as follows:
  30. "MERCURY-ADDED LAMP" MEANS A GENERAL PURPOSE LIGHT TO WHICH MERCU-
RY OR MERCURY COMPOUNDS ARE INTENTIONALLY ADDED DURING THE MANUFACTURING
PROCESS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FLUORESCENT LAMPS WITH NORMAL OR
LONG LIFETIME.
  31. "PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO:
  (A) MANUFACTURES AND SELLS MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS UNDER ITS OWN BRAND;
  (B) RESELLS UNDER ITS OWN BRAND EQUIPMENT PRODUCED BY OTHER SUPPLIERS,
A  RESELLER NOT BEING REGARDED AS THE PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS IF
THE BRAND OF THE PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS APPEARS ON  THE  EQUIP-
MENT, AS PROVIDED FOR IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION; OR
  (C)  SERVES AS THE IMPORTER OR DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTOR OF A MERCURY-ADDED
LAMP IF THE BRAND NAME OWNER IS LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.
  32. "GENERAL PURPOSE LIGHT" MEANS A LAMP, BULB OR TUBE, OR OTHER ELEC-
TRIC DEVICE THAT PROVIDES FUNCTIONAL ILLUMINATION  FOR  INDOOR  RESIDEN-
TIAL,  INDOOR  COMMERCIAL,  AND/OR  OUTDOOR  USE. GENERAL PURPOSE LIGHTS
SHALL NOT INCLUDE SPECIAL PURPOSE LIGHTS.
  33. "SPECIAL PURPOSE LIGHT" MEANS A LAMP, BULB OR  TUBE  THAT  IS  NOT
INTENDED  TO  SATISFY  THE  MAJORITY  OF  GENERAL  LIGHTING APPLICATIONS
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO A:   SIGN  LIGHT,  APPLIANCE  LIGHT,  BLACK
LIGHT, GERMICIDAL LIGHT, BUG LIGHT, COLORED LIGHT, PLANT LIGHT, STRAIGHT
FLUORESCENT   REFLECTOR  LIGHT,  REPROGRAPHIC  LIGHT,  SHATTER-RESISTANT
LIGHT, COLD TEMPERATURE LIGHT, THREE-WAY LIGHT, PREHEAT LIGHT  AND  HIGH
COLOR RENDERING LIGHT WITH A CRI GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 87.
  34. "NORMAL LIFETIME" MEANS EQUAL TO OR GREATER THAN FOURTEEN THOUSAND
HOURS  AND  LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND HOURS WHEN TESTED

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

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