senate Bill S6472

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of elevated blood lead levels

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Rules Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2017 recommitted to rules
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1739
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 24, 2017 referred to health

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Jun 14, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S6472
24
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committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S6472 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6906
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1370, Pub Health L

S6472 - Summary

Relates to changing the definition of elevated blood lead levels from a blood lead level greater than or equal to ten micrograms of lead per deciliter of whole blood to five micrograms of lead per deciliter of whole blood.

S6472 - Sponsor Memo

S6472 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6472

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, JACOBS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the definition  of
  elevated blood lead levels

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 1370 of the public health law,  as
amended  by  chapter  485  of  the  laws  of 1992, is amended to read as
follows:
  6. "Elevated lead levels" means a blood lead  level  greater  than  or
equal  to  [ten] FIVE micrograms of lead per deciliter of whole blood or
such LOWER blood lead level as may  be  established  by  the  department
pursuant to rule or regulation.
  S 2. (a) Within 90 days after the date on which this act takes effect,
the department of health shall adopt all necessary regulations to define
"elevated  lead levels" to mean a blood lead level greater than or equal
to 5 micrograms per deciliter of whole blood, or such lower  blood  lead
level  as  the  department  may  establish,  to  be utilized in its lead
poisoning prevention program.   The department shall  be  authorized  to
promulgate regulations on an emergency basis to implement the provisions
of this act.
  (b)  Within 6 months after the date on which the federal department of
health and human services has published guidance  recommending  a  lower
concentration of lead in blood than the concentration established pursu-
ant  to section one of this act as the reference level for conducting an
environmental intervention, the department of  health  shall  publish  a
notice  of  proposed  rule  making to consider the incorporation of such
guidance into its regulations.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10663-01-7

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