senate Bill S3488

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of pentachlorophenol with regard to new or existing transmission utility poles or facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 07, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

S3488 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5048
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 9 §§37-0901 - 37-0905, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1879, A2013
2017-2018: S3001, A2333

S3488 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of pentachlorophenol with regard to new or existing transmission utility poles or facilities.

S3488 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3488 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 3488                                                  A. 5048

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 7, 2019
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by  M. of A. THIELE, OTIS -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  the use of pentachlorophenol with regard to new or exist-
  ing transmission utility poles or facilities

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

  Section 1. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 9 to read as follows:
                                TITLE IX
                            PENTACHLOROPHENOL
SECTION 37-0901. DEFINITION.
        37-0903. PROHIBITION.
        37-0905. APPLICABILITY.
§ 37-0901. DEFINITION.
  AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  "PENTACHLOROPHENOL",  CAS  REGISTRY  NUMBER 87-86-5 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS
PCP, MEANS A MANUFACTURED ORGANIC CHEMICAL THAT IS USED PRIMARILY AS  AN
INDUSTRIAL WOOD PRESERVATIVE.
§ 37-0903. PROHIBITION.
  NO ELECTRIC CORPORATION, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION THIRTEEN OF SECTION
TWO  OF  THE  PUBLIC  SERVICE  LAW; AUTHORITY, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION
THREE OF SECTION ONE THOUSAND TWENTY-B OF THE  PUBLIC  AUTHORITIES  LAW;
TELEPHONE  CORPORATION, UTILITY COMPANY, OR CABLE TELEVISION COMPANY, AS
DEFINED BY SUBDIVISIONS SEVENTEEN AND TWENTY-THREE OF  SECTION  TWO  AND
SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW,
RESPECTIVELY; SHALL APPLY PENTACHLOROPHENOL (PCP) TO THE OPERATION, USE,

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

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