senate Bill S8186

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the department of health to review the U.S. environmental protection agency's contaminant candidate list, and establish rules and regulations

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Sep 02, 2016 referred to rules

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S8186 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1100-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S134

S8186 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of health to periodically review the United States environmental protection agency's contaminant candidate list, and make a determination whether the department of health should establish rules and regulations for the protection from contamination by any or all of the contaminants on the contaminant candidate list.

S8186 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8186 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8186

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            September 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  department of health to periodically review the United States environ-
  mental  protection  agency's  contaminant  candidate  list, and make a
  determination whether the department of health should establish  rules
  and regulations for the protection from contamination by any or all of
  the contaminants on the contaminant candidate list

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
1100-b to read as follows:
  S  1100-B.  CONTAMINANT  STUDY.  1. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL, NO LESS THAN
ONCE EVERY FIVE YEARS, CONDUCT A REVIEW OF THE MOST  RECENT  PUBLICATION
OF  THE  UNITED  STATES  ENVIRONMENTAL  PROTECTION  AGENCY'S CONTAMINANT
CANDIDATE LIST, AND MAKE A DETERMINATION WHETHER THE  DEPARTMENT  SHOULD
ESTABLISH RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE PROTECTION FROM CONTAMINATION BY
ANY  OR ALL OF THE CONTAMINANTS ON THE CONTAMINANT CANDIDATE LIST OF ANY
OR ALL PUBLIC SUPPLIES OF POTABLE WATERS AND WATER SUPPLIES OF THE STATE
OR UNITED STATES, INSTITUTIONS, PARKS, RESERVATIONS OR POSTS  AND  THEIR
SOURCES WITHIN THE STATE.
  2.  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PUBLISH THE FINDINGS OF THEIR PERIODIC REVIEW
ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE, AND SHALL SUBMIT A WRITTEN  REPORT  TO  THE
GOVERNOR,  THE  SPEAKER  OF THE ASSEMBLY, AND THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
THE SENATE. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE:
  (A) IDENTIFICATION OF THE SPECIFIC MEASURES TAKEN BY THE DEPARTMENT TO
MAKE A DETERMINATION WHETHER THE DEPARTMENT SHOULD REGULATE ANY  OR  ALL
OF THE CONTAMINANTS ON THE CONTAMINANT CANDIDATE LIST;
  (B)  EVALUATION  OF  THE  RESOURCES  AVAILABLE TO IMPLEMENT SUCH REGU-
LATIONS, AND WHETHER SUCH RESOURCES ARE SUFFICIENT;
  (C) RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LEGISLATION OR ANY OTHER SPECIFIC  ACTIONS  OR
CHANGES NEEDED TO EFFECTIVELY IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  3.  THE FIRST SUCH REVIEW AS REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION SHALL TAKE PLACE
WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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