assembly Bill A8266

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.599
Jun 19, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.458
rules report cal.458
reported
Jun 15, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 13, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jun 05, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A8266 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1454
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 9 §§37-0901 - 37-0913, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5612, S7507
2019-2020: S501

A8266 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products.

A8266 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8266

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regu-
  lation of toxic chemicals in children's products

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 9 to read as follows:
                                TITLE IX
                 TOXIC CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS
SECTION 37-0901. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0903. CONSUMER NOTICE.
        37-0905. REPORTING ON THE USE OF CHEMICALS.
        37-0907. SALES PROHIBITION.
        37-0909. APPLICABILITY.
        37-0911. ENFORCEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION.
        37-0913. REGULATIONS.
§ 37-0901. DEFINITIONS.
  AS  USED  IN  THIS  TITLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT OTHERWISE INDICATES, THE
FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS.
  1. "CHILDREN'S APPAREL" MEANS ANY ITEM OF CLOTHING  THAT  CONSISTS  OF
FABRIC  OR  RELATED  MATERIAL INTENDED OR PROMOTED FOR USE IN CHILDREN'S
CLOTHING. CHILDREN'S APPAREL DOES NOT MEAN PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DESIGNED
TO PREVENT INJURY, INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  BICYCLE  HELMETS,
ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS, KNEE PADS OR ELBOW PADS.
  2.  "CHEMICAL" MEANS A SUBSTANCE WITH A DISTINCT MOLECULAR COMPOSITION
OR A GROUP OF STRUCTURALLY RELATED SUBSTANCES AND INCLUDES THE BREAKDOWN
PRODUCTS OF THE SUBSTANCE OR SUBSTANCES THAT FORM THROUGH DECOMPOSITION,
DEGRADATION OR METABOLISM.
  3. "CHEMICALS OF CONCERN" MEANS:
  (A) 1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE (CAS 79-34-5)

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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