senate Bill S7189

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps

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Current Bill Status Via A8965 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2020 signed chap.30
delivered to governor
Feb 03, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.113
substituted for s7189
Feb 03, 2020 substituted by a8965
Jan 13, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.113
Jan 10, 2020 referred to rules

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S7189 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8965
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §71-2724, En Con L (as proposed in S.2139-B & A.2501-A)

S7189 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps.

S7189 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7189 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7189

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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  the
  reduction of mercury in mercury-added lamps

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section  71-2724  of  the  environ-
mental  conservation  law,  as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2019,
amending the environmental conservation law relating to the reduction of
mercury in mercury-added lamps, as proposed in legislative bills numbers
S. 2139-B and A. 2501-A, are amended to read as follows:
  1. Any person who knowingly or intentionally violates any provision of
or fails to perform any duty pursuant to  title  twenty-one  of  article
twenty-seven  of this chapter, except subdivision one of section 27-2105
[and subdivision eleven of section 27-2107] of this chapter, shall  upon
the  first finding of such a violation be liable for a civil penalty not
to exceed one hundred dollars. Any  person  convicted  of  a  second  or
subsequent  violation  shall be liable for a civil penalty not to exceed
five hundred dollars for each violation.
  2. Any person who knowingly or  intentionally  violates  or  fails  to
perform  any  duty  imposed  by  subdivision  one of section 27-2105 [or
subdivision eleven of section 27-2107] of this chapter  shall  upon  the
first finding of such a violation be provided with educational materials
describing  the  requirements  for  mercury  disposal and the effects of
improper mercury disposal, and be warned that  future  violations  shall
result  in  the  imposition  of a fine. Any person convicted of a second
violation shall be liable for  a  civil  penalty  not  to  exceed  fifty
dollars. Any person convicted of a third violation shall be liable for a
civil  penalty  not to exceed seventy-five dollars. Any person convicted
of a fourth or subsequent violation shall be liable for a civil  penalty
not to exceed one hundred dollars for each violation.
  §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
manner as a chapter of the laws  of  2019,  amending  the  environmental
conservation  law  relating to the reduction of mercury in mercury-added
lamps, as proposed in legislative  bills  numbers  S.    2139-B  and  A.
2501-A, takes effect.

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