senate Bill S6034A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for the regulation of chemicals of high concern to children

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 17, 2018 reported and committed to environmental conservation
Jan 11, 2018 print number 6034a
Jan 11, 2018 amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 03, 2018 referred to consumer protection
May 10, 2017 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jan 17, 2018 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S6034A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jan 17, 2018

aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

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S6034 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7950
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-u, Gen Bus L

S6034 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S6034 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6034 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6034

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. AVELLA, CARLUCCI, BOYLE, KAMINSKY, LATIMER -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Consumer 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:
  §  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.

Co-Sponsors

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S6034A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7950
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-u, Gen Bus L

S6034A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S6034A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6034A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6034--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. AVELLA, CARLUCCI, BOYLE, ADDABBO, ALCANTARA, BAILEY,
  BRESLIN,  BROOKS,  COMRIE,  DILAN, HAMILTON, HANNON, HELMING, HOYLMAN,
  KAMINSKY, KENNEDY, KLEIN, KRUEGER,  LAVALLE,  MARCELLINO,  MONTGOMERY,
  PERALTA, PHILLIPS, RITCHIE, SAVINO, SERRANO, STAVISKY, VALESKY -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Consumer Protection -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on
  Consumer  Protection  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 --
  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:
  §  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, NEUROTOXI-

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