senate Bill S87

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for the regulation by the department of environmental conservation of business transaction paper containing bisphenol A

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 04, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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S87 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0508, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4532
2013-2014: S3513
2015-2016: S2763

S87 - Summary

Prohibits the distribution and use of paper containing bisphenol A for the recording of any business transaction.

S87 - Sponsor Memo

S87 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   87

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, AVELLA -- 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 regu-
  lation of bisphenol A in business transaction paper

  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 37-0508 to read as follows:
§ 37-0508. REGULATION OF BISPHENOL A IN BUSINESS TRANSACTION PAPER.
  1.  BISPHENOL A PROHIBITION IN BUSINESS TRANSACTION PAPER.  NO PERSON,
FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION,  LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY  OR  CORPO-
RATION,  INCLUDING  BANKING  ORGANIZATIONS,  SHALL DISTRIBUTE OR USE ANY
PAPER CONTAINING BISPHENOL A FOR THE RECORDING OF ANY BUSINESS OR  BANK-
ING  TRANSACTION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RECEIPTS, CREDITS, WITH-
DRAWALS, DEPOSITS, AND CREDIT AND DEBIT CARD RECORDS.
  2. PAPER MANUFACTURER RESPONSIBILITIES. A. NO PAPER MANUFACTURER SHALL
PRODUCE OR DISTRIBUTE ANY PAPER CONTAINING BISPHENOL A WHICH IS  PROHIB-
ITED  TO  BE  USED  OR  DISTRIBUTED  PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
SECTION.
  B. ANY PAPER MANUFACTURER THAT PRODUCES PAPER CONTAINING  BISPHENOL  A
FOR THE PURPOSES REFERRED TO IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL:
  (1)  NOT  REPLACE  BISPHENOL A 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 DISRUPTOR OR A REPRODUCTIVE TOXIN;
  (2) USE THE LEAST  TOXIC  ALTERNATIVE  CHEMICAL  COMPOUND  TO  REPLACE
BISPHENOL A;
  (3)  PROVIDE  INFORMATION  ON  THE  CHEMICAL  COMPOUND USED TO REPLACE
BISPHENOL A TO THE DEPARTMENT; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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