senate Bill S354A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to water saving performance standards

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Current Bill Status Via A2286 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.485
substituted for s354a
Apr 30, 2019 substituted by a2286
ordered to third reading cal.485
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 23, 2019 print number 354a
Apr 23, 2019 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S354 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2286
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-0314, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4591, A5699

S354 - Summary

Relates to water saving performance standards; aligns water saving performance standards with the WaterSense Program guidelines developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

S354 - Sponsor Memo

S354 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   354

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to water
  saving performance standards

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 2, 3 and 8 of section 15-0314 of the environ-
mental conservation law, as amended by chapter 161 of the laws of  2002,
are amended to read as follows:
  2.  The  water  saving  performance  standards  for  sink and lavatory
faucets, shower heads, drinking water fountains, urinals and water clos-
ets, including tank-type toilets,  flushometer-tank  toilets,  flushome-
ter-valve   toilets,  electromechanical  hydraulic  toilets,  DUAL-FLUSH
TOILETS and all other types of  toilets  that  use  water  shall  be  as
follows:
  (a)  for  lavatory  faucets,  at a constant water pressure of [eighty]
SIXTY pounds per square inch, maximum flow shall not  exceed  [2.5]  1.5
gallons  of  water  per  minute  (or  .25 gallons per cycle for lavatory
faucets designed as metering faucets) and  provided  that  those  faucet
models  installed  in public buildings must be of a self-closing variety
and must be designed to limit the discharged flow rate  of  water  to  a
maximum  of  .5 gallons per minute AT A CONSTANT WATER PRESSURE OF SIXTY
POUNDS PER SQUARE INCH or must be of the metering type which  limit  the
discharge of water to a maximum of .25 gallons per cycle; and
  (b)  for  sink faucets, at a constant water pressure of [eighty] SIXTY
pounds per square inch, maximum flow shall not exceed [2.5] 2.2  gallons
of water per minute; and
  (c)  for  shower heads, at a constant water pressure of [eighty] SIXTY
pounds per square inch, maximum flow shall not exceed [2.5] 2.0  gallons
of water per minute; and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S354A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2286
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §15-0314, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4591, A5699

S354A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to water saving performance standards; aligns water saving performance standards with the WaterSense Program guidelines developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

S354A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S354A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 354--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KAMINSKY,  ADDABBO, KAVANAGH, SANDERS, SERRANO --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the  Committee  on Environmental Conservation -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to water
  saving performance standards

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2, 3 and 8 of section 15-0314 of the  environ-
mental  conservation law, as amended by chapter 161 of the laws of 2002,
are amended to read as follows:
  2. The water  saving  performance  standards  for  sink  and  lavatory
faucets, shower heads, drinking water fountains, urinals and water clos-
ets,  including  tank-type  toilets, flushometer-tank toilets, flushome-
ter-valve  toilets,  electromechanical  hydraulic  toilets,   DUAL-FLUSH
TOILETS  and  all  other  types  of  toilets  that use water shall be as
follows:
  (a) for lavatory faucets, at a constant  water  pressure  of  [eighty]
SIXTY  pounds  per  square inch, maximum flow shall not exceed [2.5] 1.5
gallons of water per minute (or  .25  gallons  per  cycle  for  lavatory
faucets  designed  as  metering  faucets) and provided that those faucet
models installed in public buildings must be of a  self-closing  variety
and  must  be  designed  to limit the discharged flow rate of water to a
maximum of .5 gallons per minute AT A CONSTANT WATER PRESSURE  OF  SIXTY
POUNDS  PER  SQUARE INCH or must be of the metering type which limit the
discharge of water to a maximum of .25 gallons per cycle; and
  (b) for sink faucets, at a constant water pressure of  [eighty]  SIXTY
pounds  per square inch, maximum flow shall not exceed [2.5] 2.2 gallons
of water per minute; and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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