assembly Bill A7839

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a list of emerging contaminants

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Jun 05, 2019 reported referred to rules
May 24, 2019 referred to health

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A7839 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6625
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1112, Pub Health L

A7839 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to adding additional chemicals to the list of emerging contaminants; directs the commissioner of health to establish the first list within 30 days.

A7839 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7839

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  establishing  a
  list of emerging contaminants

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

  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 3 of section 1112 of the  public
health law, as added by section 1 of part M of chapter 57 of the laws of
2017, is amended and a new subdivision 13 is added to read as follows:
  c.  The commissioner shall, at a minimum, include the following chemi-
cals identified as emerging contaminants IN THE FIRST LIST  OF  EMERGING
CONTAMINANTS:   1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE;   1,3-BUTADIENE;   CHLOROMETHANE
(METHYL CHLORIDE); 1,1-DICHLOROETHANE;  BROMOMETHANE  (METHYL  BROMIDE);
CHLORODIFLUOROMETHENE   (HCFC-22);   BROMOCHLOROMETHANE   (HALON  1011);
1,4-dioxane; VANADIUM; MOLYBDENUM; COBALT; STRONTIUM; CHROMIUM;  CHROMI-
UM-6;  CHLORATE; perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS); [and] perfluorooc-
tanoic acid (PFOA); PERFLUORONONANOIC ACID (PFNA);  PERFLUOROHEXANESULF-
ONIC  ACID (PFHXS); PERFLUOROHEPTANOIC ACID (PFHPA); PERFLUOROBUTANESUL-
FONIC ACID (PFBS);  HEXAFLUOROPROPYLENE  OXIDE  (HFPO);  2,3,3,3-TETRAF-
LUORO-2-  (HEPTAFLOUROPROPOXY)  PROPANOIC  ACID;  2,3,3,3-TETRAFLUORO-2-
(HEPTAFLUOROPROPOXY) PROPANOATE; HEPTAFLUOROPROPYL  1,2,2,2-TETRAFLUORO-
ETHYL ETHER; TESTOSTERONE; AND 4-ANDROSTENE-3,17-DIONE.
  13.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PROMULGATE  THE  FIRST LIST OF EMERGING
CONTAMINANTS WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF  THIS  SUBDIVI-
SION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11758-02-9

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