assembly Bill A7950A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for the regulation of chemicals of high concern to children

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2018 held for consideration in consumer affairs and protection
Jan 12, 2018 print number 7950a
Jan 12, 2018 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 03, 2018 referred to consumer affairs and protection
May 23, 2017 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A7950 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6034A
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-u, Gen Bus L

A7950 - Summary

Provides for the regulation by the departments of state, health and environmental conservation of chemicals of high concern to children.

A7950 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7950

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation  to  chemicals  of
  high concern to children

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
391-u to read as follows:
  S 391-U. CHEMICALS OF HIGH CONCERN TO CHILDREN. 1.   DEFINITIONS.  FOR
THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "CHILDREN'S  APPAREL"  MEANS  ANY  ITEM  OF CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR OR
APPAREL, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  ACCESSORIES  THAT  CONSIST  OF
FABRIC  OR  RELATED  MATERIAL INTENDED OR PROMOTED FOR USE IN CHILDREN'S
CLOTHING. CHILDREN'S  APPAREL  DOES  NOT  INCLUDE  PROTECTIVE  EQUIPMENT
DESIGNED  TO  PREVENT  INJURY  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, BICYCLE
HELMETS, ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS, KNEE PADS OR ELBOW PADS.
  (B) "CHEMICAL" MEANS ANY ORGANIC OR INORGANIC SUBSTANCE OF  A  PARTIC-
ULAR   MOLECULAR  IDENTITY,  INCLUDING:  (I)  ANY  COMBINATION  OF  SUCH
SUBSTANCES OCCURRING IN WHOLE OR IN PART  AS  A  RESULT  OF  A  CHEMICAL
REACTION  OR  OCCURRING  IN  NATURE;  AND (II) ANY ELEMENT OR UNCOMBINED
RADICAL.
  (C) "CHEMICAL OF HIGH CONCERN TO CHILDREN" MEANS ANY CHEMICAL THAT HAS
BEEN IDENTIFIED BY A STATE, FEDERAL OR INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY
ON THE BASIS OF CREDIBLE SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE OR RELIABLE INFORMATION AS:
(I) A CARCINOGEN, A REPRODUCTIVE OR  DEVELOPMENTAL  TOXICANT,  ENDOCRINE
DISRUPTOR  OR  ASTHMAGEN; (II) PERSISTENT, BIOACCUMULATIVE AND TOXIC; OR
(III) VERY PERSISTENT AND VERY BIOACCUMULATIVE.
  (D) "CHILD OR CHILDREN" MEANS A PERSON OR PERSONS TWELVE YEARS OF  AGE
OR YOUNGER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11576-01-7

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A7950A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6034A
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-u, Gen Bus L

A7950A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the regulation by the departments of state, health and environmental conservation of chemicals of high concern to children.

A7950A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7950--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ, FAHY, JAFFEE, GOTTFRIED, NIOU, SEPULVEDA,
  LUPARDO, SEAWRIGHT,  RODRIGUEZ,  ROZIC,  JEAN-PIERRE,  LAVINE,  QUART,
  RICHARDSON,  CARROLL,  D'URSO,  GALEF, L. ROSENTHAL, LIFTON, SANTABAR-
  BARA, HARRIS, DINOWITZ, PAULIN, ABINANTI, SIMOTAS, CAHILL, MAGNARELLI,
  CYMBROWITZ, SOLAGES, GLICK, PERRY, THIELE, JENNE,  O'DONNELL,  STIRPE,
  PEOPLES-STOKES  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of A. BUCHWALD, COOK,
  MAYER, McDONOUGH, SIMON, STECK, TITONE -- read once  and  referred  to
  the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection in accordance with Assem-
  bly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation  to  chemicals  of
  high concern to children

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
391-u to read as follows:
  S 391-U. CHEMICALS OF HIGH CONCERN TO CHILDREN. 1.   DEFINITIONS.  FOR
THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "CHILDREN'S  APPAREL"  MEANS  ANY  ITEM  OF CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR OR
APPAREL, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  ACCESSORIES  THAT  CONSIST  OF
FABRIC  OR  RELATED  MATERIAL INTENDED OR PROMOTED FOR USE IN CHILDREN'S
CLOTHING. CHILDREN'S  APPAREL  DOES  NOT  INCLUDE  PROTECTIVE  EQUIPMENT
DESIGNED  TO  PREVENT  INJURY  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, BICYCLE
HELMETS, ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS, KNEE PADS OR ELBOW PADS.
  (B) "CHEMICAL" MEANS ANY ORGANIC OR INORGANIC SUBSTANCE OF  A  PARTIC-
ULAR   MOLECULAR  IDENTITY,  INCLUDING:  (I)  ANY  COMBINATION  OF  SUCH
SUBSTANCES OCCURRING IN WHOLE OR IN PART  AS  A  RESULT  OF  A  CHEMICAL
REACTION  OR  OCCURRING  IN  NATURE;  AND (II) ANY ELEMENT OR UNCOMBINED
RADICAL.
  (C) "CHEMICAL OF HIGH CONCERN TO CHILDREN" MEANS ANY CHEMICAL THAT HAS
BEEN IDENTIFIED BY A STATE, FEDERAL OR INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY
ON THE BASIS OF CREDIBLE SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE OR RELIABLE INFORMATION AS:

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