Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018
referred to environmental conservation
|Mar 29, 2017
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S5450
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S5450 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S5450 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5450 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the sale of cosmetics or cleaning products containing 1,4-Dioxane PURPOSE : To reduce exposure to 1,4-Dioxane, a chemical that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified as a "likely carcinogen to humans." SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 amends the environmental conservation law by adding a new section 37-0115 as described in the bill. Section 2 amends the environmental conservation law by adding two new subdivisions 7 and 8 to Section 37-0101 as described in the bill. Section 3 amends section 71-3703 of the environmental conservation law by adding a new subdivision 4 as described in the bill. JUSTIFICATION : Although the Environmental Protection Agency has identified
2017-S5450 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5450 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 29, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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, in relation to prohibiting the sale of cosmetics or cleaning products containing 1,4-Dioxane 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 COSMETICS AND CLEANING PRODUCTS CONTAINING 1,4-DIOXANE. 1. NO PERSON SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE ANY COSMETICS OR CLEANING PRODUCTS CONTAINING 1,4-DIOXANE WITHIN NEW YORK STATE. 2. A MANUFACTURER OF A PRODUCT PROHIBITED TO BE SOLD OR OFFERED FOR SALE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL: A. NOT REPLACE 1,4-DIOXANE WITH ANOTHER CHEMICAL COMPOUND THAT HAS BEEN SCIENTIFICALLY ESTABLISHED TO BE A KNOWN HUMAN CARCINOGEN AS CLAS- SIFIED BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, A DEVELOP- MENTAL TOXIN, AN ENDOCRINE DISRUPTER OR A REPRODUCTIVE TOXIN; B. USE THE LEAST TOXIC ALTERNATIVE CHEMICAL COMPOUND TO REPLACE 1,4-DIOXANE; C. PROVIDE, TO THE DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO THE MANUFACTURE OF SUCH PROD- UCT, INFORMATION ON SUCH LEAST TOXIC ALTERNATIVE CHEMICAL COMPOUND; AND D. NOT MANUFACTURE SUCH PRODUCT UNTIL THE DEPARTMENT SHALL HAVE CERTI- FIED SUCH LEAST TOXIC ALTERNATIVE CHEMICAL COMPOUND TO REPLACE 1,4-DIOXANE. 3. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGU- LATIONS AS IT SHALL DEEM NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. 4. A. A MANUFACTURER OF A PRODUCT THAT IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, MAY APPLY TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR A WAIV- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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