assembly Bill A2501A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 10, 2019 amended on third reading 2501a
Apr 10, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Feb 27, 2019 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 21, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.61
Feb 11, 2019 reported
Jan 29, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 23, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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A2501 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2139
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-2101, 27-2107 & 71-2724, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10100
2011-2012: A5583
2013-2014: A2048, S7456
2015-2016: A5844, S3261
2017-2018: A2875, A9740, S4636, S8077

A2501 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps.

A2501 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2501

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, THIELE, COLTON, GALEF, L. ROSENTHAL,
  FAHY,  ABINANTI,  OTIS,  PICHARDO,  GOTTFRIED,  GLICK -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps

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

  Section 1.  Section 27-2101 of the environmental conservation  law  is
amended  by  adding five new subdivisions 30, 31, 32, 33, and 34 to read
as follows:
  30. "MERCURY-ADDED LAMP" MEANS AN ELECTRIC LAMP TO  WHICH  MERCURY  OR
MERCURY COMPOUNDS ARE INTENTIONALLY ADDED DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROC-
ESS,  INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS, FLUORES-
CENT LAMPS AND TUBULAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS WITH NORMAL OR LONG LIFETIME.
  31. "PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO:
  (A) MANUFACTURES AND SELLS MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS UNDER ITS OWN BRAND;
  (B) RESELLS UNDER ITS OWN BRAND EQUIPMENT PRODUCED BY OTHER SUPPLIERS,
A RESELLER NOT BEING REGARDED AS THE PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS  IF
THE  BRAND  OF THE PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS APPEARS ON THE EQUIP-
MENT, AS PROVIDED FOR IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION; OR
  (C) SERVES AS THE IMPORTER OR DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTOR OF A  MERCURY-ADDED
LAMP IF THE BRAND NAME OWNER IS LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.
  32. "GENERAL PURPOSE LIGHTS" MEANS LAMPS, BULBS, TUBES, OR OTHER ELEC-
TRIC  DEVICES  THAT  PROVIDE FUNCTIONAL ILLUMINATION FOR INDOOR RESIDEN-
TIAL, INDOOR COMMERCIAL, AND OUTDOOR USE. GENERAL PURPOSE  LIGHTS  SHALL
NOT INCLUDE SPECIAL PURPOSE LIGHTS.
  33.  "SPECIAL  PURPOSE LIGHTS" MEANS THE FOLLOWING SPECIALTY LIGHTING:
APPLIANCE, BLACK LIGHT, GERMICIDAL, BUG,  COLORED,  INFRARED,  LEFT-HAND
THREAD,  MARINE,  MARINE'S  SIGNAL  SERVICE,  MINE SERVICE, PLANT LIGHT,
REFLECTOR, REPROGRAPHIC, ROUGH SERVICE, SHATTER-RESISTANT, COLD  TEMPER-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07150-02-9

Co-Sponsors

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A2501A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2139
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-2101, 27-2107 & 71-2724, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10100
2011-2012: A5583
2013-2014: A2048, S7456
2015-2016: A5844, S3261
2017-2018: A2875, A9740, S4636, S8077

A2501A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps.

A2501A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2501--A
                                                         Cal. No. 61

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, THIELE, COLTON, GALEF, L. ROSENTHAL,
  FAHY,  ABINANTI,  OTIS, PICHARDO, GOTTFRIED, GLICK, D'URSO, FERNANDEZ,
  WEPRIN -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  --  reported  and  referred to the Committee on Codes --
  advanced to a third reading, passed by Assembly and delivered  to  the
  Senate,  recalled  from  the  Senate, vote reconsidered, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps

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

  Section 1.  Section 27-2101 of the environmental conservation  law  is
amended  by  adding five new subdivisions 30, 31, 32, 33, and 34 to read
as follows:
  30. "MERCURY-ADDED LAMP" MEANS AN ELECTRIC LAMP TO  WHICH  MERCURY  OR
MERCURY COMPOUNDS ARE INTENTIONALLY ADDED DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROC-
ESS,  INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS, FLUORES-
CENT LAMPS AND TUBULAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS WITH NORMAL OR LONG LIFETIME.
  31. "PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO:
  (A) MANUFACTURES AND SELLS MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS UNDER ITS OWN BRAND;
  (B) RESELLS UNDER ITS OWN BRAND EQUIPMENT PRODUCED BY OTHER SUPPLIERS,
A RESELLER NOT BEING REGARDED AS THE PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS  IF
THE  BRAND  OF THE PRODUCER OF MERCURY-ADDED LAMPS APPEARS ON THE EQUIP-
MENT, AS PROVIDED FOR IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION; OR
  (C) SERVES AS THE IMPORTER OR DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTOR OF A  MERCURY-ADDED
LAMP IF THE BRAND NAME OWNER IS LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.
  32. "GENERAL PURPOSE LIGHTS" MEANS LAMPS, BULBS, TUBES, OR OTHER ELEC-
TRIC  DEVICES  THAT  PROVIDE FUNCTIONAL ILLUMINATION FOR INDOOR RESIDEN-
TIAL, INDOOR COMMERCIAL, AND OUTDOOR USE. GENERAL PURPOSE  LIGHTS  SHALL
NOT INCLUDE SPECIAL PURPOSE LIGHTS.

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

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