Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 29, 2020||
|Apr 17, 2020||
delivered to governor
|Feb 03, 2020||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading cal.374
substituted for a8979
|Jan 23, 2020||
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
|Jan 13, 2020||
ordered to third reading cal.91
|Jan 10, 2020||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7167Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S7167 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- General Business Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §391-u, Gen Bus L; add §204-g, Gen Muni L; rpld §159-b, Exec L; amd §2, Chap of 2019 (as proposed in S.439-A & A.445-A)
2019-S7167 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Places restrictions on the sale and use of firefighting equipment containing PFAS chemicals to reduce the use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting activities; repeals certain provisions of the executive law related to reducing the use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting activities.
2019-S7167 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7167 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law and the general municipal law, in relation to reducing the use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting activ- ities; to repeal certain provisions of the executive law relating there- to; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the executive law relating to reducing the use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting activities, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 439-A and A. 445-A, in relation to the effectiveness thereof PURPOSE: This is a chapter amendment that makes changes to provisions of L.2019, c.702. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This legislation amends the underlying chapter by removing the ban on
2019-S7167 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7167 I N S E N A T E January 10, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the general business law and the general municipal law, in relation to reducing the use of PFAS chemicals in firefighting activities; to repeal certain provisions of the executive law relating thereto; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the executive law relating to reducing the use of PFAS chemicals in fire- fighting activities, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 439-A and A. 445-A, in relation to the effectiveness thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 391-u to read as follows: § 391-U. RESTRICTIONS ON THE SALE AND USE OF FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT CONTAINING PFAS CHEMICALS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, UNLESS THE CONTEXT CLEARLY REQUIRES OTHERWISE: (A) "CLASS B FIREFIGHTING FOAM" MEANS FOAMS DESIGNED TO PREVENT OR EXTINGUISH IGNITABLE LIQUID FIRES. (B) "IGNITABLE LIQUID FIRE" MEANS ANY FIRE INVOLVING A FLAMMABLE OR COMBUSTIBLE LIQUID WHERE BLANKETING AND SMOTHERING FOR VAPOR SUPPRESSION IS NEEDED TO EXTINGUISH THE FIRE. (C) "FIREFIGHTING PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT" MEANS ANY CLOTHING DESIGNED, INTENDED, OR MARKETED TO BE WORN BY FIREFIGHTING PERSONNEL IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES, DESIGNED WITH THE INTENT FOR THE USE IN FIREFIGHTING AND RESCUE ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING JACKETS, PANTS, SHOES, GLOVES, HELMETS, AND RESPIRATORY EQUIPMENT. (D) "LOCAL GOVERNMENTS" INCLUDES ANY COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE, FIRE DISTRICT, FIRE COMPANY AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FOUR-A OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, REGIONAL FIRE PROTECTION AUTHORITY, OR OTHER SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT THAT PROVIDES FIREFIGHTING SERVICES. (E) "MANUFACTURER" INCLUDES ANY PERSON, FIRM, ASSOCIATION, PARTNER- SHIP, CORPORATION, ORGANIZATION, JOINT VENTURE, IMPORTER OR DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTOR OF FIREFIGHTING AGENTS OR FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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