senate Bill S773

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing maximum levels for PFCAs and PFSAs in drinking water

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

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S773 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1100-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4386

S773 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the Department of Health to establish maximum levels for perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (PFCAs) and (PFSAs) perfluoroalkyl sulfonic acids in public drinking water.

S773 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S773 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   773

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BRESLIN, BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing maxi-
  mum contaminant levels for perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (PFCAs) and
  perfluoroalkyl sulfonic acids (PFSAs) in public drinking water

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
1100-b to read as follows:
  § 1100-B. PERFLUOROALKYL CARBOXYLIC ACIDS (PFCAS)  AND  PERFLUOROALKYL
SULFONIC  ACIDS (PFSAS). 1.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONDUCT A COMPREHEN-
SIVE EXAMINATION OF PERFLUOROALKYL CARBOXYLIC ACIDS (PFCAS) AND PERFLUO-
ROALKYL SULFONIC ACIDS (PFSAS) AND ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM CONTAMINANT LEVEL
FOR THE PRESENCE OF ANY PERFLUOROALKYL CARBOXYLIC ACIDS AND PERFLUOROAL-
KYL SULFONIC ACIDS IN PUBLIC SUPPLIES OF POTABLE WATER THAT  IS  PROTEC-
TIVE OF PUBLIC HEALTH.
  2.  SUCH  EXAMINATION  AND  DRINKING WATER STANDARD FOR PERFLUOROALKYL
CARBOXYLIC ACIDS AND PERFLUOROALKYL SULFONIC ACIDS SHALL BE  IMPLEMENTED
IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THE  STATE  ADMINISTRATIVE  PROCEDURE  ACT  AND BE
COMPLETED AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, INCLUDING IMPLEMENTATION BY  EMERGENCY
RULE  IF  DETERMINED  BY THE COMMISSIONER AS NECESSARY TO PROTECT PUBLIC
HEALTH.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05961-01-9

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