|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to environmental conservation|
|Mar 06, 2017||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S5053
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5053 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Environmental Conservation
- Law Section:
- Environmental Conservation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §37-0115, amd §§37-0101 & 71-3703, En Con L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6070, A4932
S5053 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5053 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the sale of cleaning products containing triclosan, triclocarban or derivatives of such antibacterial compounds PURPOSE : The bill would prohibit the sale of cleaning products containing triclosan, triclocarban or derivatives of such antibacterial compounds. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Amends the environmental conservation law by adding a new section 37-0115, which would prohibit any person, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation from selling or offering for sale any cleaning products containing triclosan, triclocarban, or derivatives of such antibacterial compounds, within New York State. This section shall not prohibit the sale of such products that are used solely in medical facilities. The bill would also authorize the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to promulgate rules and regulations in order to implement these provisions. The bill also contains civil penalties for violation of its provisions.
S5053 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5053 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 6, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KENNEDY, BROOKS, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ- mental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the sale of cleaning products containing triclosan, triclocarban or derivatives of such antibacterial compounds THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new section 37-0115 to read as follows: § 37-0115. PROHIBITION OF TRICLOSAN, TRICLOCARBAN OR DERIVATIVES OF SUCH ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUNDS. 1. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA- NY OR CORPORATION SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE ANY CLEANING PRODUCTS CONTAINING TRICLOSAN, TRICLOCARBAN, OR DERIVATIVES OF SUCH ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUNDS, WITHIN NEW YORK STATE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THIS SECTION SHALL NOT PROHIBIT THE SALE OF PRODUCTS CONTAINING SUCH ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUNDS THAT ARE USED SOLELY IN MEDICAL FACILITIES. 2. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGU- LATIONS AS IT SHALL DEEM NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. § 2. Section 37-0101 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows: 7. "CLEANING PRODUCTS" MEANS, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, DISHWASHING LIQUIDS, LAUNDRY DETERGENTS, FABRIC SOFTENERS, DISINFECTANTS, SPONGES, MOP HEADS, BROOMS, GARBAGE BAGS, CLEANING AGENTS, ANTIBACTERIAL SOAPS, HAND SOAPS, BAR SOAPS, LIQUID SOAPS, HAND SANITIZERS, SKIN PURIFYING WIPES, BODY WASHES, FACIAL AND BODY CLEANSERS, SHAMPOOS, AND CONDITION- ERS. § 3. Section 71-3703 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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