assembly Bill A7723A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to jewelry containing lead

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 26, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.546
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 15, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.347
rules report cal.347
reported
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to rules
reported referred to codes
Jun 01, 2017 print number 7723a
Jun 01, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
May 11, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

A7723 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2433
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§37-0115 & 71-3705, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1928
2013-2014: S1576
2015-2016: S1236
2019-2020: A6041, S4046

A7723 - Summary

Relates to jewelry containing lead.

A7723 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7723

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. RYAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the general busi-
  ness law, in relation to jewelry containing lead

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings.  The legislature hereby finds that
stringent controls on the amount of lead in  jewelry  are  necessary  to
protect  public  health,  especially  the  health  of children.   Random
samples of jewelry in New York state have been found to  contain  up  to
60,000  parts  per  million of lead. To assure consistent application of
these controls to all jewelry, specific technical standards and controls
must be specified.
  § 2. The environmental conservation law is amended  by  adding  a  new
section 37-0115 to read as follows:
§ 37-0115. LEAD-CONTAINING JEWELRY.
  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS:
  1. "BODY PIERCING JEWELRY" MEANS ANY PART OF JEWELRY THAT IS  MANUFAC-
TURED  OR SOLD FOR PLACEMENT IN A NEW PIERCING OR A MUCOUS MEMBRANE, BUT
DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY PART OF THAT JEWELRY THAT IS NOT  PLACED  WITHIN  A
NEW PIERCING OR A MUCOUS MEMBRANE.
  2. "CHILDREN" MEANS CHILDREN AGED SIX AND YOUNGER.
  3.  "CHILDREN'S  JEWELRY" MEANS JEWELRY THAT IS MADE FOR, MARKETED FOR
USE BY, OR MARKETED TO, CHILDREN. CHILDREN'S JEWELRY  INCLUDES,  BUT  IS
NOT LIMITED TO, JEWELRY THAT MEETS ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
  (A)  REPRESENTED  IN ITS PACKAGING, DISPLAY, OR ADVERTISING, AS APPRO-
PRIATE FOR USE BY CHILDREN.
  (B) SOLD IN CONJUNCTION WITH, ATTACHED TO, OR PACKAGED  TOGETHER  WITH
OTHER  PRODUCTS THAT ARE PACKAGED, DISPLAYED, OR ADVERTISED AS APPROPRI-
ATE FOR USE BY CHILDREN.

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

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A7723A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2433
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§37-0115 & 71-3705, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1928
2013-2014: S1576
2015-2016: S1236
2019-2020: A6041, S4046

A7723A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to jewelry containing lead.

A7723A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7723--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. RYAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Environmental Conservation -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  jewelry containing lead

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings.  The legislature hereby finds that
stringent controls on the amount of lead in  jewelry  are  necessary  to
protect  public  health,  especially  the  health  of children.   Random
samples of jewelry in New York state have been found to  contain  up  to
60,000  parts  per  million of lead. To assure consistent application of
these controls to all jewelry, specific technical standards and controls
must be specified.
  § 2. The environmental conservation law is amended  by  adding  a  new
section 37-0115 to read as follows:
§ 37-0115. LEAD-CONTAINING JEWELRY.
  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS:
  1. "BODY PIERCING JEWELRY" MEANS ANY PART OF JEWELRY THAT IS  MANUFAC-
TURED  OR SOLD FOR PLACEMENT IN A NEW PIERCING OR A MUCOUS MEMBRANE, BUT
DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY PART OF THAT JEWELRY THAT IS NOT  PLACED  WITHIN  A
NEW PIERCING OR A MUCOUS MEMBRANE.
  2. "CHILDREN" MEANS CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF TWELVE.
  3.  "CHILDREN'S  JEWELRY" MEANS JEWELRY THAT IS MADE FOR, MARKETED FOR
USE BY, OR MARKETED TO, CHILDREN AND INCLUDES JEWELRY THAT MEETS ANY  OF
THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
  (A)  REPRESENTED  IN ITS PACKAGING, DISPLAY, OR ADVERTISING, AS APPRO-
PRIATE FOR USE BY CHILDREN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06217-04-7

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