|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 18, 2018||referred to health|
delivered to senate
|Jan 03, 2018||ordered to third reading cal.329|
returned to assembly
died in senate
|Jun 19, 2017||referred to rules|
delivered to senate
|Jun 07, 2017||ordered to third reading rules cal.97|
rules report cal.97
|Jun 06, 2017||reported referred to rules|
|May 23, 2017||reported referred to codes|
|Feb 02, 2017||referred to consumer affairs and protection|
assembly Bill A4345
Current Bill Status - Passed Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Luis R. Sepúlveda
Walter T. Mosley
A4345 - Details
A4345 - Summary
Provides that on each seasonal and decorative lighting product manufactured, sold or delivered by a manufacturer or distributed in this state that contains an electrical cord casing made with polyvinyl chloride in which lead is used as a fire-retardant and stabilizer there shall be a warning label; defines terms; provides for civil penalties.
A4345 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4345 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 2, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the manufacture and sale of seasonal and decorative lighting products containing lead 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 1376-b to read as follows: § 1376-B. MANUFACTURE AND SALE OF SEASONAL AND DECORATIVE LIGHTING PRODUCTS CONTAINING LEAD. 1. WHEN USED IN THIS TITLE, "SEASONAL AND DECORATIVE LIGHTING PRODUCT" SHALL MEAN PORTABLE, PLUG-CONNECTED, TEMPO- RARY-USE LIGHTING PRODUCTS AND ACCESSORIES THAT HAVE A NOMINAL 120-VOLT INPUT VOLTAGE RATING. (A) LIGHTING PRODUCTS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THIS RULE ARE FACTORY-ASSEM- BLED WITH PUSH-IN, MIDGET- OR MINIATURE- SCREW BASE LAMP HOLDERS CONNECTED IN SERIES OR PARALLEL, DIRECTLY ACROSS THE 120-VOLT INPUT. (B) SUCH LIGHTING PRODUCTS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO LIGHTED DECORATIVE OUTFITS SUCH AS WIRED HOLIDAY STRING LIGHTS, PRE-LIT ARTIFI- CIAL CHRISTMAS TREES, PLANTS, FLOWERS OR WREATHES, STOCKINGS, STARS, CANDLES AND LIGHT SCULPTURES. 2. ON EACH SEASONAL AND DECORATIVE LIGHTING PRODUCT MANUFACTURED, SOLD OR DELIVERED BY A MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTED WITHIN THIS STATE THAT CONTAINS AN ELECTRICAL CORD CASING MADE WITH POLYVINYL CHLORIDE IN WHICH LEAD IS USED AS A FIRE-RETARDANT AND STABILIZER, THERE SHALL BE PRINTED THEREON OR ATTACHED THERETO A WARNING LABEL. 3. SUCH WARNING LABEL SHALL CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT: "WARNING: HANDLING THE COATED ELECTRICAL WIRE OF THIS PRODUCT MAY EXPOSE YOU TO LEAD. WASH HANDS THOROUGHLY AFTER USE." 4. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOU- SAND DOLLARS FOR EACH SUCH VIOLATION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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