assembly Bill A6296A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products

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Current Bill Status Via S501 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.207
substituted for a6296a
Apr 30, 2019 substituted by s501b
Apr 25, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.207
Apr 09, 2019 reported
reported referred to ways and means
Apr 05, 2019 print number 6296a
Apr 05, 2019 amend and recommit to codes
Mar 12, 2019 reported referred to codes
Mar 04, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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A6296 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S501
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
2017-2018: A8266, S1454

A6296 - Summary

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

A6296 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6296

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 2019
                               ___________

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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A6296A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S501
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
2017-2018: A8266, S1454

A6296A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A6296A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6296--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, D'URSO, FERNAN-
  DEZ,  CARROLL,  GRIFFIN,  QUART,  COLTON,  L. ROSENTHAL,  OTIS, GALEF,
  ORTIZ, STERN, THIELE, JAFFEE, ROMEO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.
  WRIGHT  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation -- reported and referred to the  Committee  on  Codes  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05551-07-9

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