senate Bill S3567

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to banning formaldehyde in certain children's products

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Feb 08, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S3567 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 9 §37-0901, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6415
2015-2016: S2591
2017-2018: S3438

S3567 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to banning formaldehyde in certain children's products.

S3567 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3567 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3567

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, 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
  banning formaldehyde in certain 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
                        FORMALDEHYDE PROHIBITION
SECTION 37-0901. BANNING FORMALDEHYDE IN CERTAIN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS.
§ 37-0901. BANNING FORMALDEHYDE IN CERTAIN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS.
  1.  DEFINITIONS.  (A)  "CHILDREN'S  PRODUCT" MEANS A PRODUCT PRIMARILY
DESIGNED, INTENDED OR  MARKETED  BY  A  MANUFACTURER  TO  BE  PHYSICALLY
APPLIED  TO  OR INTRODUCED INTO A CHILD'S BODY, OR USED BY A CHILD, SUCH
AS BABY PRODUCTS, TOYS, CAR SEATS, PERSONAL  CARE  PRODUCTS,  A  PRODUCT
DESIGNED OR INTENDED BY THE MANUFACTURER TO HELP A CHILD WITH SUCKING OR
TEETHING,  TO  FACILITATE  SLEEP, RELAXATION, OR THE FEEDING OF A CHILD,
NOVELTY  PRODUCTS,  BEDDING,  FURNITURE,  FURNISHINGS,  AND   CHILDREN'S
APPAREL.    "CHILDREN'S PRODUCT" DOES NOT INCLUDE (I) BATTERIES; OR (II)
CONSUMER ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  PERSONAL
COMPUTERS, AUDIO AND VIDEO EQUIPMENT, CALCULATORS, WIRELESS PHONES, GAME
CONSOLES,  AND  HANDHELD  DEVICES  INCORPORATING A VIDEO SCREEN, USED TO
ACCESS INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE AND THEIR ASSOCIATED PERIPHERALS; OR (III) A
FOOD OR BEVERAGE OR AN ADDITIVE TO A FOOD OR BEVERAGE REGULATED  BY  THE
UNITED  STATES  FOOD  AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION; OR (IV) A PESTICIDE REGU-
LATED BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION  AGENCY;  OR  (V)  A
DRUG, BIOLOGIC OR MEDICAL DEVICE REGULATED BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND
DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
  (B) "CHILD" MEANS ANY PERSON AGED TWELVE AND UNDER.

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

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