senate Bill S6729

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of cadmium-added novelty consumer products

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Mar 04, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

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S6729 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4822
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 2 ยง27-0201, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1158, A2729, S2729
2009-2010: A3982, A9755B

S6729 - Summary

Relates to the regulation of cadmium-added novelty consumer products.

S6729 - Sponsor Memo

S6729 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6729

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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
  cadmium-added novelty consumer products

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

  Section 1. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 2 to read as follows:
                                  TITLE 2
                 CADMIUM-ADDED NOVELTY CONSUMER PRODUCTS
SECTION 27-0201. CADMIUM-ADDED NOVELTY CONSUMER PRODUCTS.
S 27-0201. CADMIUM-ADDED NOVELTY CONSUMER PRODUCTS.
  1. "CADMIUM-ADDED NOVELTY CONSUMER PRODUCT" MEANS A  PRODUCT  INTENDED
MAINLY  FOR PERSONAL USE OR ADORNMENT THAT CONTAINS CADMIUM IN AN AMOUNT
EQUAL TO OR IN EXCESS OF .0075 PER CENT BY WEIGHT.  CADMIUM-ADDED NOVEL-
TY CONSUMER PRODUCTS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO  JEWELRY,  TOYS  AND
ORNAMENTS.
  2.  ON AND AFTER JUNE 1, 2015, NO PERSON SHALL SELL, OFFER FOR SALE OR
DISTRIBUTE FREE OF CHARGE IN THE STATE ANY CADMIUM-ADDED NOVELTY CONSUM-
ER PRODUCT. A MANUFACTURER THAT PRODUCES  OR  THAT  SELLS  CADMIUM-ADDED
NOVELTY CONSUMER PRODUCTS SHALL NOTIFY RETAILERS THAT SELL SUCH PRODUCTS
ABOUT  THE PRODUCT BAN AND INFORM SUCH RETAILERS HOW TO PROPERLY DISPOSE
OF THE REMAINING INVENTORY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01417-01-3

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