Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 05, 2016||
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S7507
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S7507 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-S7507 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7507 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : The purpose of this bill is to provide greater regulation of children's products. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : This bill would: *define "children's product" as "a product primarily intended for, made for or marketed for use by children, such as baby products, toys, car seats, school supplies, personal care products, a product designed or intended by the manufacturer to help a child with sucking or teething, to facilitate sleep, relaxation, or the feeding of a child, novelty products, children's jewelry, bedding, furniture, furnishings, and children's apparel;" *require the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to post lists of priority chemicals and chemicals of high concern on the DEC's website within 180 days;
2015-S7507 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7507 I N S E N A T E May 5, 2016 ___________ 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 regu- lation of toxic chemicals in children's products 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 IX TOXIC CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS SECTION 37-0901. DEFINITIONS. 37-0903. PRIORITY CHEMICALS AND CHEMICALS OF HIGH CONCERN. 37-0905. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ON PRIORITY CHEMICALS. 37-0907. SALES PROHIBITION. 37-0909. APPLICABILITY. 37-0911. ENFORCEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION. 37-0913. INTERSTATE CHEMICAL CLEARINGHOUSE. 37-0915. REGULATIONS. S 37-0901. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT OTHERWISE INDICATES, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS. 1. "CHILDREN'S APPAREL" MEANS ANY ITEM OF CLOTHING THAT CONSISTS OF FABRIC OR RELATED MATERIAL INTENDED OR PROMOTED FOR USE IN CHILDREN'S CLOTHING. CHILDREN'S APPAREL DOES NOT MEAN PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DESIGNED TO PREVENT INJURY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BICYCLE HELMETS, ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS, KNEE PADS OR ELBOW PADS. 2. "CHEMICAL" MEANS A SUBSTANCE WITH A DISTINCT MOLECULAR COMPOSITION OR A GROUP OF STRUCTURALLY RELATED SUBSTANCES AND INCLUDES THE BREAKDOWN PRODUCTS OF THE SUBSTANCE OR SUBSTANCES THAT FORM THROUGH DECOMPOSITION, DEGRADATION OR METABOLISM. 3. "CHEMICALS OF HIGH CONCERN" MEANS: (A) 1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE (CAS 79-34-5) (A-1) 1,2-DIBROMOETHANE (CAS 106-93-4) EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09354-17-6
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