Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 03, 2020
referred to health
Senate Bill S7922
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S7922 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S7922 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7922 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to directing the study of the health and environ- mental impacts of the implementation of 5G and future generation wire- less network system technology and small cell distributed antenna systems in the state PURPOSE: This bill would create a study conducted by the Department of Health, Department of Environmental Conservation, with the Office of Information Technology Services to evaluate the health and environmental impacts of fifth generation (5G) and future generation wireless systems technology and small cell distributed antenna systems in the state. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1- Requires a study by the Department of Health, Department of Envi-
2019-S7922 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7922 I N S E N A T E March 3, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT in relation to directing the study of the health and environ- mental impacts of the implementation of 5G and future generation wire- less network system technology and small cell distributed antenna systems in the state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The department of health and the department of environ- mental conservation, in cooperation with the office of information tech- nology services, shall jointly study and evaluate the health and envi- ronmental impacts of the implementation of fifth generation (5G) and future generation wireless systems technology and small cell distributed antenna systems in the state. § 2. No later than one year after the effective date of this act, such departments shall jointly submit to the governor and the legislature a report on the health and environmental impacts of the implementation of 5G technology and future generation wireless systems technology and small cell distributed antenna systems, as described in section one of this act. § 3. Such departments shall evaluate such data with the assistance of experts including, but not limited to: a. an expert in environmental medicine who is knowledgeable about the health effects of electromagnetic fields; and b. an expert in public health or environmental medicine with expertise in the biological effects of radio frequency microwave radiation. § 4. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15639-02-0
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