|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to environmental conservation|
|Nov 01, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6829
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
S6829 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6829 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6829 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting certain uses of trichloroethylene PURPOSE: To prohibit the most harmful uses of trichloroethylene. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 prohibits the use of trichloroethylene as a vapor degreases, an intermediate chemical to produce other chemicals, a refrigerant, or an extraction solvent or in any other manufacturing cleaning process or use as of January 1, 2021. Section 2 effective date.
S6829 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6829 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E November 1, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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 certain uses of trichloroethylene 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. PROHIBITION AGAINST CERTAIN USES OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE. 1. BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2021, NO PERSON SHALL USE TRICHLOROETHYLENE AS A VAPOR DEGREASER, AN INTERMEDIATE CHEMICAL TO PRODUCE OTHER CHEMICALS, A REFRIGERANT, OR AN EXTRACTION SOLVENT OR IN ANY OTHER MANUFACTURING OR CLEANING PROCESS OR USE. 2. ANY PERSON REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THIS SECTION SHALL REPLACE TRICHLOROETHYLENE WITH A CHEMICAL DEMONSTRATED TO BE LESS TOXIC TO HUMAN HEALTH AND APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER. 3. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "EXTRACTION SOLVENT" MEANS A SOLVENT USED TO SEPARATE A SPECIFIC SUBSTANCE FROM A MIXTURE. (B) "PERSON" MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL, FIRM, ASSOCIATION, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION, ORGANIZATION, OR JOINT VENTURE. (C) "REFRIGERANT" MEANS A CHEMICAL THAT IS USED AS A HEAT CARRIER IN A COOLING MECHANISM AND THAT CHANGES FROM LIQUID TO GAS AND BACK AGAIN IN THE REFRIGERATION CYCLE. (D) "TRICHLOROETHYLENE" MEANS A CHEMICAL WITH THE CHEMICAL REGISTRY ABSTRACT SERVICES NUMBER OF 79-01-6. (E) "VAPOR DEGREASER" MEANS A SUBSTANCE BOILED TO A VAPOR THAT CONDENSES ONTO METAL PARTS, CAUSING BEADING AND DRIPPING, AND THAT REMOVES CONTAMINANTS FROM THE PARTS. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13807-01-9
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