assembly Bill A2657

2021-2022 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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Jan 19, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A2657 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Health
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10157

A2657 (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.

A2657 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   2657
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. LAVINE, GRIFFIN -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 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.
                                                            LBD06701-01-1