senate Bill S501

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S501 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
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
2017-2018: S1454

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

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