assembly Bill A3368A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of chemical flame retardants on residential upholstered furniture

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Feb 28, 2018 amended on third reading 3368a
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.266
May 25, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.504
May 23, 2017 reported
May 16, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jan 27, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A3368 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S742
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 9 §§37-0901 - 37-0905, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6557, S4780
2015-2016: A7837, S2745, S3619, S3844, S5585
2019-2020: A6260, S1367
2021-2022: A3031, S2718

A3368 - Summary

Prohibits the use of chemical flame retardants on residential upholstered furniture.

A3368 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3368

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. BRINDISI, SKOUFIS, HUNTER, GOTTFRIED, KAVANAGH,
  ROZIC, SEPULVEDA -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Envi-
  ronmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  prohibiting the use of chemical flame retardants

  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 9
                        CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS
SECTION 37-0901. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0903. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS.
        37-0905. INCREASED FIRE SAFETY.
§ 37-0901. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1. "CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS" SHALL  MEAN  ANY  HALOGENATED  CHEMICAL
FLAME  RETARDANT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TDCPP TRIS (1, 3 DICHOLO-
RO-2-PROPYL) PHOSPHATE, AND ANY PHOSPHORUS-BROMINE FLAME RETARDANTS.
  2. "RESIDENTIAL UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE" SHALL MEAN  A  SOFA,  LOVESEAT,
CHAIR,  OTTOMAN,  FOOTSTOOL,  OR  OTHER  ITEM OF FURNITURE, INTENDED FOR
INDOOR USE IN A HOME THAT CONSISTS, IN WHOLE OR  IN  PART,  OF  LEATHER,
PLASTIC,  FABRIC  OR OTHER MATERIAL THAT CONTAINS COTTON, WOOL, POLYURE-
THANE OR OTHER NATURAL OR SYNTHETIC MATERIAL THAT IS PLACED IN  CUSHIONS
OR ON THE FRAME OF THE FURNITURE.
§ 37-0903. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS.
  1. BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN, NO PERSON, FIRM, PART-
NERSHIP,  ASSOCIATION,  LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY OR CORPORATION SHALL
SELL OR OFFER  FOR  SALE  ANY  RESIDENTIAL  UPHOLSTERED  FURNITURE  THAT
CONTAINS  CHEMICAL  FLAME  RETARDANTS  INTENTIONALLY-ADDED  IN  ORDER TO
PROVIDE A SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTIC, APPEARANCE OR QUALITY, TO  PERFORM  A
SPECIFIC FUNCTION, OR FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE.

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

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A3368A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S742
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 9 §§37-0901 - 37-0905, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6557, S4780
2015-2016: A7837, S2745, S3619, S3844, S5585
2019-2020: A6260, S1367
2021-2022: A3031, S2718

A3368A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of chemical flame retardants on residential upholstered furniture.

A3368A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3368--A
                                                        Cal. No. 266

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRINDISI, SKOUFIS, HUNTER, GOTTFRIED, ROZIC,
  SEPULVEDA,  ORTIZ,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  ZEBROWSKI,  D'URSO,  BLAKE,   GLICK,
  BUCHWALD,  L. ROSENTHAL,  COLTON, ABINANTI, JENNE, FAHY, OTIS, WEPRIN,
  CARROLL, QUART, DINOWITZ, THIELE, STECK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  --  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting the use of chemical flame retardants

  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 9
                        CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS
SECTION 37-0901. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0903. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS.
        37-0905. INCREASED FIRE SAFETY.
§ 37-0901. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1.  "CHEMICAL  FLAME  RETARDANTS"  SHALL MEAN ANY HALOGENATED CHEMICAL
FLAME RETARDANT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TDCPP TRIS (1, 3  DICHOLO-
RO-2-PROPYL) PHOSPHATE, AND ANY PHOSPHORUS-BROMINE FLAME RETARDANTS.
  2.  "RESIDENTIAL  UPHOLSTERED  FURNITURE" SHALL MEAN A SOFA, LOVESEAT,
CHAIR, OTTOMAN, FOOTSTOOL, OR OTHER  ITEM  OF  FURNITURE,  INTENDED  FOR
INDOOR  USE  IN  A  HOME THAT CONSISTS, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, OF LEATHER,
PLASTIC, FABRIC OR OTHER MATERIAL THAT CONTAINS COTTON,  WOOL,  POLYURE-
THANE  OR OTHER NATURAL OR SYNTHETIC MATERIAL THAT IS PLACED IN CUSHIONS
OR ON THE FRAME OF THE FURNITURE.
§ 37-0903. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS.
  1. BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, NO PERSON, FIRM, PART-
NERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY  COMPANY  OR  CORPORATION  SHALL

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