|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Sep 16, 2016||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8193
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8193 - Details
S8193 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8193 TITLE OF BILL : An act authorizing and directing the commissioner of health to conduct biomonitoring on the residents of Hoosick Falls, Hoosick, and Petersburgh regarding PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) contamination; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE : To ensure that biomonitoring for PFOA continues in the Village of Hoosick Falls, the Town of Hoosick and the Town of Petersburgh . SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 directs the Commissioner of Health to continue to implement a biomonitoring study for Hoosick Falls, Hoosick and Petersburg to include blood tests every two years. Section 2 requires a report on the results of the biomonitoring studies every two years after each blood testing to be transmitted to the Governor, the Temporary President of the Senate, the Speaker of the Assembly, the Chair of the Senate Health Committee and the Chair of the Assembly Health Committee. Each individual tested shall receive their own blood test results as well as the report.
S8193 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8193 I N S E N A T E September 16, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT authorizing and directing the commissioner of health to conduct biomonitoring on the residents of Hoosick Falls, Hoosick, and Peters- burgh regarding PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) contamination; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The commissioner of health is hereby authorized and directed to implement or continue to implement a biomonitoring study in the village of Hoosick Falls, town of Hoosick and town of Petersburgh. Such study shall be conducted to document the residents' actual exposure to PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) and to monitor PFOA levels of each individual in the study. Such study shall include blood samples taken from its subjects every two years. This study shall include those indi- viduals who were a part of the biomonitoring and blood testing performed by the department of health in 2016. S 2. Such biomonitoring shall continue for each individual in the study until such individual's PFOA blood level is reduced to two parts per billion. Upon completion of each blood testing, a report including the number of subjects in each locality, the aggregate results of such testing, and any recommendations shall be transmitted to the governor, the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly, the chair of the senate health committee, and the chair of the assembly health committee. Each individual in the study shall also receive a copy of the report as well as a copy of their blood test results. S 3. All costs associated with implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the state hazardous waste remedial fund as established by section 97-b of the state finance law. The commissioner of environ- mental conservation and the commissioner of health shall make all reasonable efforts to recover the full amount of any funds expended from the fund pursuant to this act through litigation or cooperative agree- ments with responsible persons. Any and all moneys recovered or reim- bursed pursuant to this section through voluntary agreements or court EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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