senate Bill S842A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding lead testing in water to day care facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 08, 2019 print number 842a
May 08, 2019 amend and recommit to health
Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S842A
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S842 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6046
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1110, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4439, A7148

S842 - Summary

Relates to expanding lead testing in water to day care facilities; allows the commissioner to provide financial assistance to those day cares that such testing would pose an unreasonable financial hardship on.

S842 - Sponsor Memo

S842 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   842

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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  expanding  lead
  testing to day care facilities

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

  Section 1. Section 1110 of the public health law, as added by  chapter
296 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  §  1110.  School  AND DAY CARE potable water testing and standards. 1.
FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "DAY CARE  FACILITIES"  SHALL  MEAN  A
CHILD  DAY CARE CENTER, GROUP FAMILY DAY CARE HOME, OR A FAMILY DAY CARE
HOME LICENSED OR REGISTERED WITH  THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY
SERVICES.  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO CHILD DAY CARE
CENTERS,  GROUP FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES, FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES, SCHOOL-AGE
CHILD CARE PROGRAMS AND SMALL DAY CARE CENTERS THAT HOLD A PERMIT ISSUED
BY THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE.
  2. In addition to school districts  already  classified  as  a  public
water  system under parts 141 and 142 of title 40 of the code of federal
regulations, as such regulations may, from time  to  time,  be  amended,
every  school district [and], board of cooperative educational services,
AND DAY CARE FACILITY shall conduct periodic first-drawn tap testing  of
potable water systems to monitor for lead contamination in each occupied
school  building  under  its  jurisdiction  as  required  by regulations
promulgated pursuant to this section. The testing shall be conducted and
the results analyzed by an entity or entities approved  by  the  commis-
sioner.
  [2.]  3.  Where  a finding of lead contamination is made, the affected
school district OR DAY CARE FACILITY shall: (a) continue first-drawn tap
water testing pursuant  to  regulations  promulgated  pursuant  to  this
section; (b) provide [school] occupants with an adequate supply of safe,
potable  water  for drinking as required by rules and regulations of the

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

Co-Sponsors

S842A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6046
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1110, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4439, A7148

S842A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to expanding lead testing in water to day care facilities; allows the commissioner to provide financial assistance to those day cares that such testing would pose an unreasonable financial hardship on.

S842A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S842A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 842--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  GOUNARDES  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Health
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  expanding  lead
  testing to day care facilities

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

  Section 1. Section 1110 of the public health law, as added by  chapter
296 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  §  1110.  School  AND DAY CARE potable water testing and standards. 1.
FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "DAY CARE  FACILITIES"  SHALL  MEAN  A
CHILD  DAY  CARE CENTER, LICENSED WITH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES.  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO CHILD DAY CARE
CENTERS, GROUP FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES, FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES,  SCHOOL-AGE
CHILD CARE PROGRAMS AND SMALL DAY CARE CENTERS THAT HOLD A PERMIT ISSUED
BY THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE.
  2.  In  addition  to  school  districts already classified as a public
water system under parts 141 and 142 of title 40 of the code of  federal
regulations,  as  such  regulations  may, from time to time, be amended,
every school district [and], board of cooperative educational  services,
AND  DAY CARE FACILITY shall conduct periodic first-drawn tap testing of
potable water systems to monitor for lead contamination in each occupied
school building  under  its  jurisdiction  as  required  by  regulations
promulgated pursuant to this section. The testing shall be conducted and
the  results  analyzed  by an entity or entities approved by the commis-
sioner.
  [2.] 3. Where a finding of lead contamination is  made,  the  affected
school district OR DAY CARE FACILITY shall: (a) continue first-drawn tap
water  testing  pursuant  to  regulations  promulgated  pursuant to this
section; (b) provide [school] occupants with an adequate supply of safe,

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

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