senate Bill S2433A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to jewelry containing lead

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jun 13, 2017 print number 2433a
Jun 13, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 13, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

Co-Sponsors

S2433 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7723
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: S4046, A6041

S2433 - Summary

Relates to jewelry containing lead.

S2433 - Sponsor Memo

S2433 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2433

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06217-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S2433A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7723
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: S4046, A6041

S2433A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to jewelry containing lead.

S2433A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2433A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2433--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed 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.
                                                           LBD06217-05-7

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