senate Bill S1076

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale or offering for sale of toys, and liquids, foods and beverages in containers, for children 3 or younger, containing bisphenol A

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 10, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

S1076 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§37-0503 & 37-0505, ren §§37-0507, 37-0509 & 37-0511 to be §§37-0511, 37-0513 & 37-0515, add §§37-0507 & 37-0509, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5387
2013-2014: S3533
2015-2016: S2764
2017-2018: S86

S1076 - Summary

Prohibits the sale or offering for sale of toys, liquids, foods and beverages in containers, for children 3 or younger, containing bisphenol A; requires manufacturers of products containing bisphenol A to use the least toxic alternative chemical compound to replace bisphenol A.

S1076 - Sponsor Memo

S1076 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1076

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 regu-
  lation of toys, and food and beverage containers containing  bisphenol
  A

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

  Section 1. Section 37-0503 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
added by chapter 280 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
§ 37-0503. Definitions.
  As used in this title[, "child]:
  1.  "CHILD  care  product"  means  all pacifiers and unfilled beverage
containers to be used by children under three years old for the consump-
tion of liquids including pacifiers, baby bottles,  baby  bottle  liners
and cups, cup lids, straws and sippy cups.
  2.  "TOY"  MEANS ALL PRODUCTS DESIGNED OR INTENDED BY THE MANUFACTURER
TO BE USED FOR PLAY BY CHILDREN THREE YEARS OF AGE AND YOUNGER.
  § 2. 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 AND TOYS.
  1.  Beginning December first, two thousand ten, no person, firm, part-
nership, 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.
  2. BEGINNING DECEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, NO  PERSON,  FIRM,
PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR CORPORATION SHALL
SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE ANY TOY CONTAINING BISPHENOL A.
  3.  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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06827-01-9

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