senate Bill S501B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.207
substituted for a6296a
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 10, 2019 2nd report cal.
amended 501b
Apr 09, 2019 1st report cal.457
Mar 28, 2019 print number 501a
Mar 28, 2019 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S501 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6296
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: S7507, A5612
2017-2018: S1454, A8266

S501 - Summary

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

S501 - Sponsor Memo

S501 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   501

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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. 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:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S501A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6296
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: S7507, A5612
2017-2018: S1454, A8266

S501A - Summary

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

S501A - Sponsor Memo

S501A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 501--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KAMINSKY, ADDABBO, BOYLE, GAUGHRAN -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Environmental Conservation  --  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.
  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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S501B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6296
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: S7507, A5612
2017-2018: S1454, A8266

S501B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S501B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S501B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 501--B
    Cal. No. 457

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KAMINSKY, ADDABBO, BOYLE, GAUGHRAN, KRUEGER, METZ-
  GER, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
  to first report, amended on first report, ordered to a  second  report
  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining  its  place in the order of second
  report

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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