senate Bill S4102A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Protects consumers from toxic chemicals in children's products

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
Jun 15, 2015 print number 4102a
amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 27, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

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S4102 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28-F §§495-a - 495-i, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4102
2013-2014: S4614A
2011-2012: A3141A
2009-2010: A10089B

S4102 - Summary

Protects consumers from toxic chemicals in children's products; defines terms; establishes a list of priority chemicals and chemicals of high concern to children, disclosure of information; makes related changes.

S4102 - Sponsor Memo

S4102 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4102

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BOYLE,  KLEIN,  ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, GOLDEN,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, LANZA, LAVALLE, MARTINS,  PERALTA,
  RITCHIE, SANDERS, SAVINO, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conser-
  vation

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09354-02-5

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S4102A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28-F §§495-a - 495-i, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4102
2013-2014: S4614A
2011-2012: A3141A
2009-2010: A10089B

S4102A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Protects consumers from toxic chemicals in children's products; defines terms; establishes a list of priority chemicals and chemicals of high concern to children, disclosure of information; makes related changes.

S4102A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4102--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BOYLE,  KLEIN, ADDABBO, AMEDORE, AVELLA, BRESLIN,
  CARLUCCI,  COMRIE,  CROCI,  DIAZ,  DILAN,  ESPAILLAT,  FELDER,  FUNKE,
  GIANARIS, GOLDEN, HAMILTON, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, KRUEG-
  ER,  LANZA,  LATIMER, LAVALLE, MARTINS, MONTGOMERY, PANEPINTO, PARKER,
  PERALTA, PERKINS, RITCHIE, RIVERA, ROBACH, SANDERS,  SAVINO,  SERRANO,
  SQUADRON,  STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS, VALESKY, VENDITTO, YOUNG -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on Environmental Conservation -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general business law, in relation to protecting
  consumers from toxic chemicals found in children's products

  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 article
28-F to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 28-F
                  CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS ACT
SECTION 495-A. LEGISLATIVE DECLARATION.
        495-B. DEFINITIONS.
        495-C. PRIORITY CHEMICALS AND CHEMICALS OF HIGH CONCERN TO CHIL-
                 DREN.
        495-D. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION.
        495-E. SALES PROHIBITION.
        495-F. APPLICABILITY.
        495-G. ENFORCEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION.
        495-H. REGULATIONS.
        495-I. PREEMPTION.
  S  495-A.  LEGISLATIVE  DECLARATION.  IT  IS  THE POLICY OF THE STATE,
CONSISTENT WITH ITS DUTY TO PROTECT THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND  WELFARE  OF
ITS  CITIZENS,  TO  REDUCE  EXPOSURE AMONG CHILDREN AND OTHER VULNERABLE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09354-09-5

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