senate Bill S6829B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain uses of trichloroethylene

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 14, 2020 print number 6829b
Jul 14, 2020 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
May 01, 2020 print number 6829a
May 01, 2020 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Nov 01, 2019 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S6829 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0119, En Con L

S6829 - Summary

Prohibits the use of 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 beginning December 1, 2021.

S6829 - Sponsor Memo

S6829 - 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

Co-Sponsors

S6829A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0119, En Con L

S6829A - Summary

Prohibits the use of 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 beginning December 1, 2021.

S6829A - Sponsor Memo

S6829A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6829--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KAMINSKY, HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --
  recommitted  to the Committee on Environmental Conservation in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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 37-0117 to read as follows:
§ 37-0117. PROHIBITION AGAINST CERTAIN USES OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE.
  1.  BEGINNING  JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, 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;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
THAT DRY CLEANING ESTABLISHMENTS SHALL BE PERMITTED TO USE UP TO, BUT NO
MORE  THAN,  ONE GALLON OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE PER CALENDAR YEAR; PROVIDED
FURTHER, HOWEVER, THAT THE OWNER OR OPERATOR OF A  DRY  CLEANING  ESTAB-
LISHMENT  SHALL  PROHIBIT PERSONS OF CHILDBEARING AGE FROM BEING PRESENT
IN A ROOM IN WHICH TRICHLOROETHYLENE IS BEING USED FOR THE  DURATION  OF
THE USE OF THE TRICHOLOROETHYLENE.
  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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13807-04-0

Co-Sponsors

S6829B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0119, En Con L

S6829B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of 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 beginning December 1, 2021.

S6829B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6829B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6829--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KAMINSKY, HARCKHAM, KAPLAN, METZGER, SERRANO -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Rules -- recommitted to the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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 37-0119 to read as follows:
§ 37-0119. PROHIBITION AGAINST CERTAIN USES OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE.
  1. BEGINNING DECEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, 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 INDUSTRIAL CLEANING PROCESS OR USE.
  2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "EXTRACTION  SOLVENT" MEANS A SOLVENT USED TO SEPARATE A SPECIFIC
SUBSTANCE FROM A MIXTURE.
  (B) "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.
  (C)  "TRICHLOROETHYLENE"  MEANS  A CHEMICAL WITH THE CHEMICAL REGISTRY
ABSTRACT SERVICES NUMBER OF 79-01-6.
  (D) "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.
                                                           LBD13807-05-0

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