senate Bill S7806

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of children's foam mats containing formamide

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jun 11, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

S7806 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5298
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 4 ยงยง37-0401 - 37-0409, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A6070
2015-2016: S583, A106
2017-2018: S497, S7089
2019-2020: S2299
2021-2022: S2956
2023-2024: S2983

S7806 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of children's foam mats containing formamide.

S7806 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7806 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7806

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 11, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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
  prohibiting  the manufacture, distribution and sale of children's foam
  mats containing formamide

  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 4 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 4
                                FORMAMIDE
SECTION 37-0401. SHORT TITLE.
        37-0403. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0405. FOAM MAT PRODUCTS.
        37-0407. PREEMPTION.
        37-0409. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
S 37-0401. SHORT TITLE.
  THIS  TITLE  SHALL  BE  KNOWN  AND MAY BE CITED AS THE "FORMAMIDE-FREE
CHILDREN'S PRODUCT ACT".
S 37-0403. DEFINITIONS.
  AS USED IN THIS TITLE: (A) "FOAM MAT PRODUCT" MEANS  ALL  MATS,  PADS,
MATTRESSES  AND CUSHIONS DESIGNED FOR USE BY CHILDREN THREE YEARS OLD OR
YOUNGER, INCLUDING MATS, PADS, MATTRESSES AND CUSHIONS  USED  AS  OR  IN
CONNECTION  WITH  BEDDING,  CHANGING PLATFORMS, STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES,
HIGH CHAIRS, CAR SEATS, PLAY PENS AND TOYS.
  (B) "FORMAMIDE" MEANS THE CHEMICAL IDENTIFIED BY CAS  NUMBER  75-12-7,
INCLUDING METHANAMIDE AND CARBAMALDEHYDE.
S 37-0405. FOAM MAT PRODUCTS.
  1.  BEGINNING  DECEMBER  FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN, NO PERSON, FIRM,
PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR CORPORATION SHALL
SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE IN THIS STATE ANY  FOAM  MAT  PRODUCT  CONTAINING
FORMAMIDE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03044-03-4

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