senate Bill S4676A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in pet products

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


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2016 print number 4676a
May 31, 2016 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
Apr 06, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

S4676 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3585
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 37 Title 9 Head, amd §§37-0901 - 37-0913, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7660, A7739
2019-2020: A7876

S4676 - Summary

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in pet products; establishes the interstate chemical clearinghouse.

S4676 - Sponsor Memo

S4676 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4676

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2015
                               ___________

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 pet 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 PET 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. "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.
  2.  "CHEMICALS  OF  HIGH CONCERN" MEANS: (A) CHEMICALS INCLUDED IN THE
LIST OF "CHEMICALS OF HIGH  CONCERN"  PUBLISHED  IN  TWO  THOUSAND  NINE
PURSUANT  TO CHAPTER SIXTEEN-D OF TITLE 38 OF THE MAINE REVISED STATUTES
ANNOTATED; OR (B) A CHEMICAL  ADOPTED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION 37-0903 OF THIS TITLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04252-01-5

S4676A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3585
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 37 Title 9 Head, amd §§37-0901 - 37-0913, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7660, A7739
2019-2020: A7876

S4676A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in pet products; establishes the interstate chemical clearinghouse.

S4676A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4676A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4676--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regu-
  lation of toxic chemicals in pet products

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

  Section 1. The title heading of title 9 of article 37 of the  environ-
mental  conservation law, as added by section 1 of a chapter of the laws
of 2016, amending the environmental conservation law relating  to  regu-
lation  of toxic chemicals in children's products, as proposed in legis-
lative bills numbers A.5612-A and S.7507, is amended to read as follows:
         TOXIC CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS AND PET PRODUCTS
  S 2. Subdivisions 7 and 9 of  section  37-0901  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  added  by  section 1 of a chapter of the laws of
2016, amending the environmental conservation law relating to regulation
of toxic chemicals in children's products, as  proposed  in  legislative
bills numbers A.5612-A and S.7507, are amended and four new subdivisions
14, 15, 16 and 17 are added to read as follows:
  7.  "Distributor"  means a person who sells children's products OR PET
PRODUCTS to retail establishments on a wholesale basis.
  9. "Manufacturer" means any person who currently manufactures a  chil-
dren's  product  OR  PET  PRODUCT  or whose brand name is affixed to the
children's product OR PET PRODUCT.  In the case of a children's  product
OR  PET PRODUCT that was imported into the United States, "manufacturer"
includes the importer or first domestic distributor  of  the  children's
product  OR  PET  PRODUCT  if  the  person who currently manufactures or
assembles the children's product OR PET PRODUCT or whose brand  name  is

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04252-03-6

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