senate Bill S1982A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to ultraviolet nail dryers

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.733
substituted for a517a
Mar 08, 2016 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2016 1st report cal.255
Jan 06, 2016 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2015 amended on third reading (t) 1982a
Jun 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 01, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2015 1st report cal.1031
Jan 21, 2015 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Mar 1, 2016 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S1982A
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2016

nay (1)

May 28, 2015 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S1982
9
1
committee
9
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 28, 2015

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

S1982 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A517
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-c, Gen Bus L; amd §3550, add §3556, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7578, A1984
2013-2014: S2043, A734
2017-2018: S565, A2276

S1982 - Summary

Relates to requiring the department of health to review the safety of ultraviolet nail dryers and authorizes the department of state to promulgate any regulations deemed appropriate for governing the use of such devices by any appearance enhancement business conducting the practice of nail specialty.

S1982 - Sponsor Memo

S1982 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1982

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law and the public health  law,  in
  relation to requiring the department of health to review the safety of
  ultraviolet  nail  dryers  and authorizing the department of health to
  promulgate any regulations deemed appropriate for governing the use of
  such devices by any appearance enhancement business

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
404-c to read as follows:
  S 404-C.  ULTRAVIOLET NAIL DRYING DEVICES. 1. "ULTRAVIOLET NAIL DRYING
DEVICE"  SHALL  MEAN ANY EQUIPMENT WHICH IS DESIGNED TO EMIT ELECTROMAG-
NETIC RADIATION IN THE  WAVELENGTH  INTERVAL  OF  TWO  HUNDRED  TO  FOUR
HUNDRED  NANOMETERS  IN AIR, AND WHICH IS INTENDED TO INDUCE NAIL CURING
OR HARDENING THROUGH IRRADIATION.
  2. IF THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH MAKES  A  DETERMINATION  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  THIRTY-FIVE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-SIX  OF  THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW THAT
ULTRAVIOLET NAIL DRYING DEVICES POSE  A  HEALTH  HAZARD  TO  USERS,  ANY
APPEARANCE ENHANCEMENT BUSINESS SHALL PROMINENTLY POST THE NOTICE DEVEL-
OPED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH REGARDING SUCH HEALTH HAZARD IN AN
AREA CLEARLY VISIBLE TO PATRONS IN THE LICENSED PREMISES OR IN THE PLACE
WHERE THE PRACTICE OF AN OCCUPATION LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE IS
CONDUCTED. THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SHALL PREPARE  AND  MAKE  SUCH  SIGN
AVAILABLE TO EACH LICENSEE.
  3.  IF  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF HEALTH MAKES A DETERMINATION PURSUANT TO
SECTION THIRTY-FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX OF  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW  THAT
ULTRAVIOLET  NAIL  DRYING  DEVICES  POSE  A  HEALTH HAZARD TO USERS, ANY
APPEARANCE ENHANCEMENT BUSINESS THAT UTILIZES SUCH DEVICES SHALL  COMPLY
WITH  ANY AND ALL REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PURSU-
ANT TO SUCH SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04023-01-5

S1982A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A517
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-c, Gen Bus L; amd §3550, add §3556, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7578, A1984
2013-2014: S2043, A734
2017-2018: S565, A2276

S1982A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring the department of health to review the safety of ultraviolet nail dryers and authorizes the department of state to promulgate any regulations deemed appropriate for governing the use of such devices by any appearance enhancement business conducting the practice of nail specialty.

S1982A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1982A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1982--A
    Cal. No. 1031

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the general business law and the public health law, in
  relation to requiring the department of health to review the safety of
  ultraviolet nail dryers and authorizing the  department  of  state  to
  promulgate any regulations deemed appropriate for governing the use of
  such devices by any appearance enhancement business

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
404-c to read as follows:
  S 404-C.  ULTRAVIOLET NAIL DRYING DEVICES. 1. "ULTRAVIOLET NAIL DRYING
DEVICE" SHALL MEAN ANY EQUIPMENT WHICH IS DESIGNED TO  EMIT  ELECTROMAG-
NETIC  RADIATION  IN  THE  WAVELENGTH  INTERVAL  OF  TWO HUNDRED TO FOUR
HUNDRED NANOMETERS IN AIR, AND WHICH IS INTENDED TO INDUCE  NAIL  CURING
OR HARDENING THROUGH IRRADIATION.
  2.  IF  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF HEALTH MAKES A DETERMINATION PURSUANT TO
SECTION THIRTY-FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX OF  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW  THAT
ULTRAVIOLET  NAIL  DRYING  DEVICES  POSE  A  HEALTH HAZARD TO USERS, ANY
APPEARANCE ENHANCEMENT BUSINESS WHERE THE PRACTICE OF NAIL SPECIALTY  IS
CONDUCTED  SHALL PROMINENTLY POST THE NOTICE DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT
REGARDING SUCH HEALTH HAZARD IN AN AREA CLEARLY VISIBLE  TO  PATRONS  IN
THE  LICENSED APPEARANCE ENHANCEMENT BUSINESS WHERE THE PRACTICE OF NAIL
SPECIALTY IS CONDUCTED OR IN  THE  PLACE  WHERE  THE  PRACTICE  OF  NAIL
SPECIALTY LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE IS CONDUCTED. THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL DEVELOP AND MAKE SUCH SIGN AVAILABLE TO EACH LICENSEE.
  3.  IF  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF HEALTH MAKES A DETERMINATION PURSUANT TO
SECTION THIRTY-FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX OF  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW  THAT

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

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