|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 23, 2019||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S2199
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2199 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2199 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2199 SPONSOR: BAILEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regu- lation of toxic chemicals in children's products PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to provide greater regulation of children's products to ensure their health and well-being. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would define children's apparel, define chemical, define chem- ical of high concern, define children, define children's product, define distributor, define manufacturer, define novelty product, define priori- ty chemical, and define toy. Requires the Department of Environmental Conservation. to establish a
S2199 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2199 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 23, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BAILEY, ADDABBO, BRESLIN, GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, KENNE- DY, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, SERRANO, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS -- 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 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. CHEMICALS OF HIGH CONCERN. 37-0905. PRIORITY CHEMICALS. 37-0907. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ON PRIORITY CHEMICALS. 37-0909. SALES PROHIBITION. 37-0911. APPLICABILITY. 37-0913. ENFORCEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION. 37-0915. INTERSTATE CHEMICAL CLEARINGHOUSE. 37-0917. 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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