senate Bill S1646

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Includes hexavalent chromium in the list for emerging contaminants

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 15, 2019 referred to health


S1646 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1112, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4381, A7790
2021-2022: A1584

S1646 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes hexavalent chromium in the list for emerging contaminants.

S1646 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1646 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- 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 including  hexava-
  lent chromium in the list of emerging contaminants


  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 3 of section 1112 of the  public
health law, as added by section 1 of part M of chapter 57 of the laws of
2017, is amended to read as follows:
  c.  The commissioner shall, at a minimum, include the following chemi-
cals identified as emerging contaminants: 1,4-dioxane; HEXAVALENT  CHRO-
MIUM  (CHROMIUM-6);  perfluorooctanesulfonic acid; and perfluorooctanoic
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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