senate Bill S7944

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the sale of child care products containing bisphenol

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Mar 12, 2018 referred to environmental conservation

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S7944 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9997
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 37 Title 5 Head, §§37-0501, 37-0505, 37-0507 & 37-0509, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3056, A3591

S7944 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the sale of child care products containing bisphenol; establishes that beginning on December 31, 2019 no person, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation shall sell or offer for sale any child care product intended for use by a child three years of age or younger containing bisphenol AF (BPAF), bisphenol Z (BPZ), bisphenol S (BPS), bisphenol F (BPF), bisphenol AP (BPAP) and bisphenol B (BPB).

S7944 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7944 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7944

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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
  prohibiting the sale of child care products containing bisphenol

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

  Section 1. The title heading of title 5 of article 37 of the  environ-
mental conservation law, as added by chapter 280 of the laws of 2010, is
amended to read as follows:
                              BISPHENOL [A]
  §  2.  Section 37-0501 of the environmental conservation law, as added
by chapter 280 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
§ 37-0501. Short title.
  This title shall be known and may be cited as the "bisphenol  [A-free]
FREE children and babies act".
  §  3.  Section 37-0505 of the environmental conservation law, as added
by chapter 280 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
§ 37-0505. Child care products.
  1. (A) Beginning December first, two thousand ten,  no  person,  firm,
partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation shall
sell  or  offer  for  sale  any child care product intended for use by a
child three years of age or younger containing bisphenol A.
  (B) BEGINNING DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, NO PERSON,
FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR CORPORATION
SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE ANY CHILD CARE PRODUCT INTENDED FOR USE  BY
A  CHILD  THREE  YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER CONTAINING BISPHENOL AF (BPAF),
BISPHENOL Z (BPZ), BISPHENOL S (BPS), BISPHENOL F  (BPF),  BISPHENOL  AP
(BPAP) AND BISPHENOL B (BPB).
  2.  The  provisions  of  this  section  shall not apply to the sale or
distribution of child care products resold or  offered  for  resale,  or
distributed by consumers for consumer use.
  §  4.  Section 37-0507 of the environmental conservation law, as added
by chapter 280 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
§ 37-0507. Product labeling.

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

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