assembly Bill A8829A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain uses of trichloroethylene

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 23, 2020 approval memo.66
signed chap.370
Dec 11, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.316
substituted for a8829a
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by s6829b
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.316
rules report cal.316
reported
reported referred to rules
Jul 21, 2020 reference changed to ways and means
Jul 18, 2020 print number 8829a
Jul 18, 2020 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Nov 25, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S6829B
13
2
committee
13
Aye
2
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S6829B
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

aye wr (3)

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A8829 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6829
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0119, En Con L

A8829 - Summary

Prohibits the use of trichloroethylene as a vapor degreaser, an intermediate chemical to produce other chemicals, a refrigerant, or an extraction solvent or in any other manufacturing or industrial cleaning process or use beginning December 1, 2021.

A8829 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8829
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             November 25, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   prohibiting certain uses of trichloroethylene
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
 new section 37-0115 to read as follows:
 § 37-0115. PROHIBITION AGAINST CERTAIN USES OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE.
   1. BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2021, NO PERSON SHALL USE TRICHLOROETHYLENE AS
 A  VAPOR DEGREASER, AN INTERMEDIATE CHEMICAL TO PRODUCE OTHER CHEMICALS,
 A REFRIGERANT, OR AN EXTRACTION SOLVENT OR IN ANY OTHER MANUFACTURING OR
 CLEANING PROCESS OR USE.
   2. ANY PERSON REQUIRED TO  COMPLY  WITH  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  REPLACE
 TRICHLOROETHYLENE WITH A CHEMICAL DEMONSTRATED TO BE LESS TOXIC TO HUMAN
 HEALTH AND APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   3. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   (A)  "EXTRACTION  SOLVENT" MEANS A SOLVENT USED TO SEPARATE A SPECIFIC
 SUBSTANCE FROM A MIXTURE.
   (B) "PERSON" MEANS ANY  INDIVIDUAL,  FIRM,  ASSOCIATION,  PARTNERSHIP,
 CORPORATION, ORGANIZATION, OR JOINT VENTURE.
   (C) "REFRIGERANT" MEANS A CHEMICAL THAT IS USED AS A HEAT CARRIER IN A
 COOLING  MECHANISM AND THAT CHANGES FROM LIQUID TO GAS AND BACK AGAIN IN
 THE REFRIGERATION CYCLE.
   (D) "TRICHLOROETHYLENE" MEANS A CHEMICAL WITH  THE  CHEMICAL  REGISTRY
 ABSTRACT SERVICES NUMBER OF 79-01-6.
   (E)  "VAPOR  DEGREASER"  MEANS  A  SUBSTANCE  BOILED  TO  A VAPOR THAT
 CONDENSES ONTO METAL PARTS,  CAUSING  BEADING  AND  DRIPPING,  AND  THAT
 REMOVES CONTAMINANTS FROM THE PARTS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13807-01-9

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A8829A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6829
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0119, En Con L

A8829A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of trichloroethylene as a vapor degreaser, an intermediate chemical to produce other chemicals, a refrigerant, or an extraction solvent or in any other manufacturing or industrial cleaning process or use beginning December 1, 2021.

A8829A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8829--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             November 25, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, EPSTEIN, COLTON, ORTIZ, JAFFEE,
   DICKENS, DeSTEFANO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Envi-
   ronmental Conservation -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environ-
   mental  Conservation  in  accordance  with  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   prohibiting certain uses of trichloroethylene
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
 new section 37-0119 to read as follows:
 § 37-0119. PROHIBITION AGAINST CERTAIN USES OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE.
   1. BEGINNING DECEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, NO PERSON  SHALL
 USE  TRICHLOROETHYLENE AS A VAPOR DEGREASER, AN INTERMEDIATE CHEMICAL TO
 PRODUCE OTHER CHEMICALS, A REFRIGERANT, OR AN EXTRACTION SOLVENT  OR  IN
 ANY OTHER MANUFACTURING OR INDUSTRIAL CLEANING PROCESS OR USE.
   2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   (A)  "EXTRACTION  SOLVENT" MEANS A SOLVENT USED TO SEPARATE A SPECIFIC
 SUBSTANCE FROM A MIXTURE.
   (B) "REFRIGERANT" MEANS A CHEMICAL THAT IS USED AS A HEAT CARRIER IN A
 COOLING MECHANISM AND THAT CHANGES FROM LIQUID TO GAS AND BACK AGAIN  IN
 THE REFRIGERATION CYCLE.
   (C)  "TRICHLOROETHYLENE"  MEANS  A CHEMICAL WITH THE CHEMICAL REGISTRY
 ABSTRACT SERVICES NUMBER OF 79-01-6.
   (D) "VAPOR DEGREASER"  MEANS  A  SUBSTANCE  BOILED  TO  A  VAPOR  THAT
 CONDENSES  ONTO  METAL  PARTS,  CAUSING  BEADING  AND DRIPPING, AND THAT
 REMOVES CONTAMINANTS FROM THE PARTS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13807-06-0