|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to environmental conservation|
|Feb 07, 2019||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S3488
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3488 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3488 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3488 SPONSOR: LAVALLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the use of pentachlorophenol with regard to new or existing transmission utility poles or facilities PURPOSE: This legislation prohibits the future use of utility poles treated with Pentachlorophenol (PCP) and call for the posting of warnings to inform people about the dangers of contact with PCP on existing poles in coun- ties with a population of one million or more which draw their primary source of drinking water for the majority of residents from a designated sole source aquifer. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Article 37 of the environmental Conservation Law is amended by adding a new title 9 relating to Pentachlorophenol.
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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