senate Bill S7507

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products

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


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May 05, 2016 referred to environmental conservation

S7507 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5612
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 9 ยงยง37-0901 - 37-0915, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1454, A8266
2019-2020: S501

S7507 - Summary

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products; establishes the interstate chemical clearinghouse.

S7507 - Sponsor Memo

S7507 - 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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