senate Bill S7922

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the study of the health and environmental impact of the implementation of 5G and future generation wireless network system technology and small cell distributed antenna systems in the state

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Mar 03, 2020 referred to health

S7922 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10157
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Health

S7922 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the study of the health and environmental impact of the implementation of 5G and future generation wireless network system technology and small cell distributed antenna systems in the state.

S7922 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7922 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7922

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT in relation to directing the study of  the  health  and  environ-
  mental impacts of the implementation of 5G and future generation wire-
  less  network  system  technology  and  small cell distributed antenna
  systems in the state

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

  Section  1.  The  department  of health and the department of environ-
mental conservation, in cooperation with the office of information tech-
nology services, shall jointly study and evaluate the health  and  envi-
ronmental  impacts  of  the  implementation of fifth generation (5G) and
future generation wireless systems technology and small cell distributed
antenna systems in the state.
  § 2. No later than one year after the effective date of this act, such
departments shall jointly submit to the governor and the  legislature  a
report  on the health and environmental impacts of the implementation of
5G technology and future  generation  wireless  systems  technology  and
small  cell  distributed antenna systems, as described in section one of
this act.
  § 3. Such departments shall evaluate such data with the assistance  of
experts including, but not limited to:
  a.  an expert in environmental medicine who is knowledgeable about the
health effects of electromagnetic fields; and
  b. an expert in public health or environmental medicine with expertise
in the biological effects of radio frequency microwave radiation.
  § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15639-02-0

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