Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Sep 04, 2018
referred to rules
Senate Bill S9160
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S9160 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S9160 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9160 SPONSOR: GIANARIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to potable water testing at schools and state parks PURPOSE: To ensure that drinking water is potable in New York's schools and parks. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 1110 of the public health law requiring lead water tests at least once every three years in schools. Section 2 amends the public health law, adding a new section 1110-a to require lead water testing in all public parks at least once every three
2017-S9160 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9160 I N S E N A T E September 4, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to potable water testing at schools and state parks THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 1110 of the public health law, as added by chapter 296 of the laws of 2016, are amended to read as follows: 1. In addition to school districts already classified as a public water system under parts 141 and 142 of title 40 of the code of federal regulations, as such regulations may, from time to time, be amended, every school district and board of cooperative educational services shall conduct periodic first-drawn tap testing of potable water systems to monitor for lead contamination in each occupied school building under its jurisdiction as required by regulations promulgated pursuant to this section. The testing shall be conducted and the results analyzed by an entity or entities approved by the commissioner. SUCH PERIODIC FIRST- DRAWN TAP TESTING SHALL OCCUR AT LEAST ONCE EVERY THREE YEARS. 2. Where a finding of lead contamination is made, the affected school district shall: (a) continue first-drawn tap water testing pursuant to regulations promulgated pursuant to this section; (b) provide school occupants with an adequate supply of safe, potable water for drinking as required by rules and regulations of the department until future tests indicate lead levels pursuant to regulations promulgated pursuant to this section; [and] (c) provide parents or persons in parental relation to a child attending said school with written notification of test results as well as posting such test results on the school district's website; AND (D) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ABATE SUCH CONTAMINATION WITHIN NINETY DAYS. § 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 1110-a to read as follows: § 1110-A. PARK POTABLE WATER TESTING AND STANDARDS. 1. THE PERSON, OFFICER, BOARD OR COMMISSION HAVING THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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