senate Bill S2841

2019-2020 Legislative Session
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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 29, 2019 referred to health

S2841 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1151-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4544

S2841 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires each public water system that serves less than ten thousand individuals to test drinking water for the presence of 1,4-Dioxane.

S2841 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2841 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2841

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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  requiring
  1,4-Dioxane  testing  of  public  water  systems  that serve less than
  10,000 individuals

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
1151-a to read as follows:
  § 1151-A. 1,4-DIOXANE TESTING. 1. EACH PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM AS  DEFINED
IN  THE  STATE SANITARY CODE THAT SERVES LESS THAN TEN THOUSAND INDIVID-
UALS SHALL TEST DRINKING WATER FOR  THE  PRESENCE  OF  1,4-DIOXANE.  THE
DEPARTMENT  SHALL  PROMULGATE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS TO EFFECTUATE THE
PROVISIONS AND PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION.  SUCH  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS
SHALL AT A MINIMUM INCLUDE:
  (A)  A  LISTING,  WHICH  SHALL  BE  UPDATED ANNUALLY AND POSTED ON THE
DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE, OF LABORATORIES CERTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT PURSU-
ANT TO SECTION FIVE HUNDRED TWO OF THIS CHAPTER THAT ARE  ABLE  TO  TEST
DRINKING  WATER FOR 1,4-DIOXANE. SUCH LISTING SHALL INCLUDE THE NAME AND
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR EACH CERTIFIED LABORATORY;
  (B) INFORMATION IN WRITING AND THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT'S  WEBSITE  THAT
PROVIDES  UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON SCIENTIFIC STUDIES, SCIENTIFIC BASED
RESEARCH AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT MATERIALS RELATED TO ROUTES OF EXPOSURE,
HEALTH EFFECTS, FEDERAL STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES, GUIDELINES AND  STAND-
ARDS  SET BY OTHER STATES, REMEDIATION TECHNIQUES OR TREATMENTS, AND ANY
OTHER  INFORMATION   THE   COMMISSIONER   DETERMINES   APPROPRIATE   FOR
1,4-DIOXANE;
  (C) ANY TESTING RESULTS FOR 1,4-DIOXANE PREVIOUSLY SUBMITTED IN ANNUAL
WATER  QUALITY  REPORTS  AS  PRESCRIBED  BY  THE STATE SANITARY CODE AND
PERFORMED PURSUANT TO MONITORING REQUIRED UNDER THE FEDERAL SAFE  DRINK-
ING WATER ACT;

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

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