senate Bill S6308

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of pavement products containing coal tar; prohibits the use of pavement products containing coal tar

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jun 04, 2019 referred to rules

S6308 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1304
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0115, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7854
2013-2014: A630
2015-2016: A418
2017-2018: A1156

S6308 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale and use of pavement products containing coal tar.

S6308 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6308 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6308

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting coal tar in pavement products

  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. COAL TAR; PROHIBITED.
  1.  A  PERSON  SHALL  NOT  SELL  OR  OFFER FOR SALE A PAVEMENT PRODUCT
CONTAINING COAL TAR.
  2. A PERSON SHALL NOT APPLY A PAVEMENT  PRODUCT  THAT  IS  LABELED  AS
CONTAINING COAL TAR ON A DRIVEWAY OR PARKING AREA.
  3.  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ANY AIRPORTS NOT
REQUIRED UNDER FEDERAL LAW TO USE A COAL TAR PAVEMENT PRODUCT.
  4. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A.  "COAL  TAR"  MEANS A VISCOUS SUBSTANCE OBTAINED BY THE DESTRUCTIVE
DISTILLATION OF COAL AND CONTAINING LEVELS OF POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDRO-
CARBONS (PAHS) IN EXCESS OF TEN THOUSAND MILLIGRAMS PER KILOGRAM.
  B. "PAVEMENT PRODUCT" MEANS A MATERIAL THAT IS FOR USE ON  AN  ASPHALT
OR CONCRETE SURFACE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SEALCOAT.
  §  2.  Nothing  in  this  act shall be deemed to preempt any local law
restricting the use of coal tar pavement products adopted prior  to  the
effective date of this act.
  §  3.  This  act  shall take effect immediately; provided however that
subdivision 1 of section 37-0115 of the environmental  conservation  law
as added by section one of this act shall take effect twenty-four months
after it shall have become a law; provided further that subdivision 2 of
section  37-0115  of  the  environmental  conservation  law  as added by
section one of this act shall take effect forty-eight  months  after  it
shall have become a law.

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

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