|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S501
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
S501 - Details
S501 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S501 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to provide greater regulation of children's products. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill: *defines children's apparel as "any item of clothing that consists of fabric or related material intended or promoted for use in children's clothing;" *defines children as "a person or persons aged twelve and under;"
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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