assembly Bill A4739A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in food packaging

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Mar 10, 2020 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2020 2nd report cal.
Mar 03, 2020 1st report cal.542
Jan 14, 2020 print number 2000b
Jan 14, 2020 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.490
substituted for a4739a
Nov 20, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1026
substituted for s8817
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jul 20, 2020 amended on third reading 4739c
Jan 13, 2020 amended on third reading 4739b
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.179
Jun 19, 2019 substituted by s2000a
Jun 18, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.490
rules report cal.490
reported
Jun 13, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jun 06, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jun 03, 2019 print number 4739a
Jun 03, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 05, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Mar 3, 2020 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 3, 2020

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Jun 19, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

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A4739 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2000
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §37-0203, ren §§37-0209, 37-0211 & 37-0213 to be §§37-0211, 37-0213 & 37-0215, add §37-0209, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8576

A4739 - Summary

Relates to the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in food packaging.

A4739 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4739
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 5, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
   use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals in food packaging
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2  of  section  37-0203  of  the  environmental
 conservation  law,  as  added  by  chapter  286  of the laws of 1990, is
 amended and two new subdivisions 5 and 6 are added to read as follows:
   2. "Manufacturer" shall mean a person, firm, association, partnership,
 ORGANIZATION, JOINT VENTURE or corporation, who or which makes  contain-
 ers to be used to package products.
   5.  "FOOD  PACKAGE"  MEANS  A  PACKAGE  OR PACKAGING COMPONENT THAT IS
 INTENDED FOR DIRECT FOOD CONTACT AND IS COMPRISED, IN SUBSTANTIAL  PART,
 OF  PAPER,  PAPERBOARD, OR OTHER MATERIALS ORIGINALLY DERIVED FROM PLANT
 FIBERS.
   6. "PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES" OR "PFAS CHEMICALS"
 MEANS, FOR THE PURPOSES OF FOOD PACKAGING, A CLASS OF FLUORINATED ORGAN-
 IC CHEMICALS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE FULLY FLUORINATED CARBON ATOM.
   § 2. Sections  37-0209,  37-0211  and  37-0213  of  the  environmental
 conservation law are renumbered sections 37-0211, 37-0213 and 37-0215.
   §  3.  The  environmental  conservation law is amended by adding a new
 section 37-0209 to read as follows:
 § 37-0209. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF PERFLUOROALKYL AND  POLYFLUOROALKYL
              CHEMICALS IN FOOD PACKAGING.
   NO  PERSON MAY MANUFACTURE, KNOWINGLY SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, DISTRIBUTE
 FOR SALE, OR DISTRIBUTE FOR USE IN THIS STATE FOOD  PACKAGING  IN  WHICH
 PERFLUOROALKYL  AND  POLYFLUOROALKYL (PFAS) CHEMICALS ARE PRESENT IN ANY
 AMOUNT.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04218-02-9

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A4739A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2000
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §37-0203, ren §§37-0209, 37-0211 & 37-0213 to be §§37-0211, 37-0213 & 37-0215, add §37-0209, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8576

A4739A - Summary

Relates to the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in food packaging.

A4739A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4739--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 5, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY, THIELE, GOTTFRIED, L. ROSENTHAL, EPSTEIN,
   ORTIZ, GALEF, STIRPE, JAFFEE,  DINOWITZ,  MAGNARELLI,  ROMEO,  LIFTON,
   CARROLL, COLTON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environ-
   mental  Conservation  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
   use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in food packaging
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 37-0203 of the environmental  conservation  law  is
 amended by adding two new subdivisions 5 and 6 to read as follows:
   5.  "FOOD  PACKAGE"  MEANS  A  PACKAGE  OR PACKAGING COMPONENT THAT IS
 INTENDED FOR DIRECT FOOD CONTACT AND IS COMPRISED, IN SUBSTANTIAL  PART,
 OF  PAPER,  PAPERBOARD, OR OTHER MATERIALS ORIGINALLY DERIVED FROM PLANT
 FIBERS.
   6.  "PERFLUOROALKYL   AND   POLYFLUOROALKYL   SUBSTANCES"   OR   "PFAS
 SUBSTANCES"  SHALL  MEAN, FOR THE PURPOSES OF FOOD PACKAGING, A CLASS OF
 FLUORINATED ORGANIC CHEMICALS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE FULLY  FLUORINATED
 CARBON ATOM.
   §  2.  Sections  37-0209,  37-0211  and  37-0213  of the environmental
 conservation law are renumbered sections 37-0211, 37-0213 and 37-0215.
   § 3. The environmental conservation law is amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 37-0209 to read as follows:
 § 37-0209. PROHIBITION  ON THE USE OF PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL
              SUBSTANCES IN FOOD PACKAGING.
   NO PERSON SHALL SELL OR  OFFER  FOR  SALE,  DISTRIBUTE  FOR  SALE,  OR
 DISTRIBUTE  FOR USE IN THIS STATE FOOD PACKAGING IN WHICH PERFLUOROALKYL
 AND POLYFLUOROALKYL (PFAS) SUBSTANCES ARE PRESENT.
   § 4. This act shall take effect December  31,  2021.  Effective  imme-
 diately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation
 necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
 authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or  before  such
 effective date.
 

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A4739B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2000
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §37-0203, ren §§37-0209, 37-0211 & 37-0213 to be §§37-0211, 37-0213 & 37-0215, add §37-0209, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8576

A4739B - Summary

Relates to the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in food packaging.

A4739B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4739--B
                                                         Cal. No. 179
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 5, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY, THIELE, GOTTFRIED, L. ROSENTHAL, EPSTEIN,
   ORTIZ, GALEF, STIRPE, JAFFEE,  DINOWITZ,  MAGNARELLI,  ROMEO,  LIFTON,
   CARROLL,  COLTON,  STERN, D'URSO, MOSLEY, PAULIN, REYES, PERRY, STECK,
   WALLACE, GRIFFIN, ABINANTI, JONES,  BUCHWALD,  BARRON,  QUART,  SIMON,
   ZEBROWSKI, FERNANDEZ, PEOPLES-STOKES, DAVILA, BARRETT, McDONALD, WOER-
   NER,  RYAN,  HEVESI,  M. G. MILLER,  SAYEGH,  GLICK, LiPETRI, McMAHON,
   SIMOTAS, ROZIC, RODRIGUEZ,  SOLAGES,  WEPRIN,  SANTABARBARA,  GUNTHER,
   HUNTER,  WALKER,  O'DONNELL, BURKE, FRONTUS, VANEL, RIVERA, OTIS, KIM,
   D. ROSENTHAL, SEAWRIGHT, ENGLEBRIGHT, SCHMITT, COOK,  NIOU,  BARNWELL,
   ASHBY,  JACOBSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CROUCH, CYMBROWITZ,
   DE LA ROSA, LENTOL, LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Environmental Conservation -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
   ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
   its place on the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
   use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in food packaging
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  37-0203 of the environmental conservation law is
 amended by adding two new subdivisions 5 and 6 to read as follows:
   5. "FOOD PACKAGE" MEANS A  PACKAGE  OR  PACKAGING  COMPONENT  THAT  IS
 INTENDED  FOR DIRECT FOOD CONTACT AND IS COMPRISED, IN SUBSTANTIAL PART,
 OF PAPER, PAPERBOARD, OR OTHER MATERIALS ORIGINALLY DERIVED  FROM  PLANT
 FIBERS.
   6.   "PERFLUOROALKYL   AND   POLYFLUOROALKYL   SUBSTANCES"   OR  "PFAS
 SUBSTANCES" SHALL MEAN, FOR THE PURPOSES OF FOOD PACKAGING, A  CLASS  OF
 FLUORINATED  ORGANIC CHEMICALS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE FULLY FLUORINATED
 CARBON ATOM.
   § 2. Sections  37-0209,  37-0211  and  37-0213  of  the  environmental
 conservation law are renumbered sections 37-0211, 37-0213 and 37-0215.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A4739C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2000
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §37-0203, ren §§37-0209, 37-0211 & 37-0213 to be §§37-0211, 37-0213 & 37-0215, add §37-0209, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8576

A4739C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in food packaging.

A4739C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4739--C
                                                         Cal. No. 179
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 5, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY, THIELE, GOTTFRIED, L. ROSENTHAL, EPSTEIN,
   ORTIZ, GALEF, STIRPE, JAFFEE, DINOWITZ, MAGNARELLI,  LIFTON,  CARROLL,
   COLTON,  STERN,  D'URSO, MOSLEY, PAULIN, REYES, PERRY, STECK, WALLACE,
   GRIFFIN, ABINANTI, JONES, BUCHWALD, BARRON, QUART,  SIMON,  ZEBROWSKI,
   FERNANDEZ,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  DAVILA, BARRETT, McDONALD, WOERNER, RYAN,
   HEVESI, M. G. MILLER, SAYEGH, GLICK, LiPETRI, McMAHON, SIMOTAS, ROZIC,
   RODRIGUEZ, SOLAGES, WEPRIN,  SANTABARBARA,  GUNTHER,  HUNTER,  WALKER,
   O'DONNELL,  BURKE,  FRONTUS,  VANEL,  RIVERA, OTIS, KIM, D. ROSENTHAL,
   SEAWRIGHT, ENGLEBRIGHT, SCHMITT, COOK, NIOU, BARNWELL,  ASHBY,  JACOB-
   SON,  CRUZ,  HYNDMAN,  BRONSON,  DE LA ROSA, LUPARDO, CUSICK -- Multi-
   Sponsored by -- M. of A. CROUCH, CYMBROWITZ, LENTOL,  TAYLOR  --  read
   once  and  referred  to the Committee on Environmental Conservation --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted  to  said committee -- ordered to a third reading, amended
   and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third read-
   ing -- again amended on third reading,  ordered  reprinted,  retaining
   its place on the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
   use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in food packaging
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  37-0203 of the environmental conservation law is
 amended by adding two new subdivisions 5 and 6 to read as follows:
   5. "FOOD PACKAGING" MEANS A PACKAGE OR  PACKAGING  COMPONENT  THAT  IS
 INTENDED  FOR DIRECT FOOD CONTACT AND IS COMPRISED, IN SUBSTANTIAL PART,
 OF PAPER, PAPERBOARD, OR OTHER MATERIALS ORIGINALLY DERIVED  FROM  PLANT
 FIBERS.
   6.   "PERFLUOROALKYL   AND   POLYFLUOROALKYL   SUBSTANCES"   OR  "PFAS
 SUBSTANCES" SHALL MEAN, FOR THE PURPOSES OF FOOD PACKAGING, A  CLASS  OF
 FLUORINATED  ORGANIC CHEMICALS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE FULLY FLUORINATED
 CARBON ATOM.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets