senate Bill S7265

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to chemicals in nap mats

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May 20, 2014 reported and committed to finance
May 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

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May 20, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S7265
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Nay
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Absent
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 20, 2014

nay (1)

S7265 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 9 ยงยง37-0901 & 37-0903, En Con L

S7265 - Summary

Relates to chemicals in nap mats; prohibits the use of certain chemical flame retardants in nap mats used by children.

S7265 - Sponsor Memo

S7265 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7265

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 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 chem-
  icals in nap mats

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

  Section 1. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 9 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 9
                  CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS IN NAP MATS
SECTION 37-0901. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0903. PROHIBITION  ON THE USE OF CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS IN
                   NAP MATS.
S 37-0901. DEFINITIONS.
  AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1. "CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS" SHALL  MEAN  ANY  HALOGENATED  CHEMICAL
FLAME  RETARDANT,  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TDCPP TRIS (1,3 DICHOLO-
RO-2-PROPYL) PHOSPHATE, FIRE-MASTER 500 OR EQUIVALENT PRODUCT,  TERT-BU-
TYL  MIXTURE,  TCPP  TRIS(1-CHLORO-2-PROPYL)  PHOSPHATE,  TPP (TRIPHENYL
PHOSPHATE), AND ANY PHOSPHORUS-BROMINE FLAME RETARDANTS.
  2. "NAP MAT" SHALL INCLUDE ANY ITEM OF FURNITURE INTENDED  FOR  INDOOR
USE  THAT  CONSISTS, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, OF LEATHER, PLASTIC, FABRIC OR
OTHER MATERIAL THAT CONTAINS COTTON, WOOL, POLYURETHANE OR OTHER NATURAL
OR SYNTHETIC MATERIAL THAT IS PLACED IN SUCH ITEM  AND  IS  INTENDED  TO
FACILITATE SLEEP OR RELAXATION OF A CHILD.
S 37-0903. PROHIBITION  ON  THE  USE OF CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS IN NAP
             MATS.
  1. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA-
NY OR CORPORATION SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE IN THE STATE OF NEW  YORK
ANY  NAP MAT THAT CONTAINS CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS INTENTIONALLY ADDED
IN ORDER TO PROVIDE A SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTIC, APPEARANCE OR QUALITY, TO
PERFORM A SPECIFIC FUNCTION, OR FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13991-05-4

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