assembly Bill A4522A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the manufacture and sale of seasonal and decorative lighting products containing lead

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 30, 2021 approval memo.47
signed chap.634
Nov 19, 2021 delivered to governor
May 26, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1227
substituted for s5675a
May 24, 2021 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 19, 2021 amended on third reading 4522a
May 06, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.315
May 04, 2021 reported
Apr 26, 2021 reported referred to codes
Feb 04, 2021 referred to consumer affairs and protection

Co-Sponsors

A4522 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5675
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1376-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A4345, S4465
2019-2020: A5147, S3493

A4522 - Summary

Provides that on each seasonal and decorative lighting product manufactured, sold or delivered by a manufacturer or distributed in this state that contains an electrical cord casing in which lead is present in a quantity greater than one hundred parts per million, there shall be a warning label; defines terms; provides for civil penalties.

A4522 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4522
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GALEF,  L. ROSENTHAL,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  WEPRIN,
   SEAWRIGHT, COLTON -- read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
   Consumer Affairs and Protection
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to the manufacture
   and sale of seasonal and decorative lighting products containing lead

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 1376-b to read as follows:
   § 1376-B. MANUFACTURE AND SALE OF  SEASONAL  AND  DECORATIVE  LIGHTING
 PRODUCTS  CONTAINING  LEAD.  1.  WHEN  USED IN THIS TITLE, "SEASONAL AND
 DECORATIVE LIGHTING PRODUCT" SHALL MEAN PORTABLE, PLUG-CONNECTED, TEMPO-
 RARY-USE LIGHTING PRODUCTS AND ACCESSORIES THAT HAVE A NOMINAL  120-VOLT
 INPUT VOLTAGE RATING.
   (A) LIGHTING PRODUCTS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THIS RULE ARE FACTORY-ASSEM-
 BLED WITH PUSH-IN, MIDGET OR MINIATURE SCREW BASE LAMP HOLDERS CONNECTED
 IN SERIES OR PARALLEL, DIRECTLY ACROSS THE 120-VOLT INPUT.
   (B)  SUCH  LIGHTING  PRODUCTS  INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO LIGHTED
 DECORATIVE OUTFITS SUCH AS WIRED HOLIDAY STRING LIGHTS, PRE-LIT  ARTIFI-
 CIAL  CHRISTMAS  TREES,  PLANTS,  FLOWERS  OR WREATHS, STOCKINGS, STARS,
 CANDLES AND LIGHT SCULPTURES.
   2. ON EACH SEASONAL AND DECORATIVE LIGHTING PRODUCT MANUFACTURED, SOLD
 OR DELIVERED BY A MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTED  WITHIN  THIS  STATE  THAT
 CONTAINS AN ELECTRICAL CORD CASING IN WHICH LEAD IS USED, THERE SHALL BE
 PRINTED THEREON OR ATTACHED THERETO A WARNING LABEL.
   3. SUCH WARNING LABEL SHALL CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT: "WARNING:
 HANDLING  THE  COATED  ELECTRICAL WIRE OF THIS PRODUCT MAY EXPOSE YOU TO
 LEAD. WASH HANDS THOROUGHLY AFTER USE."
   4. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION  OR  ASSOCIATION  WHO  VIOLATES  THIS
 SECTION  SHALL  BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOU-
 SAND DOLLARS FOR EACH SUCH VIOLATION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

A4522A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5675
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1376-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A4345, S4465
2019-2020: A5147, S3493

A4522A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that on each seasonal and decorative lighting product manufactured, sold or delivered by a manufacturer or distributed in this state that contains an electrical cord casing in which lead is present in a quantity greater than one hundred parts per million, there shall be a warning label; defines terms; provides for civil penalties.

A4522A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4522--A
                                                         Cal. No. 315
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GALEF,  L. ROSENTHAL,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  WEPRIN,
   SEAWRIGHT, COLTON -- read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
   Consumer  Affairs  and  Protection  --  reported  and  referred to the
   Committee on Codes -- reported from committee,  advanced  to  a  third
   reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place on the
   order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  the  manufacture
   and sale of seasonal and decorative lighting products containing lead
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 1376-b to read as follows:
   §  1376-B.  MANUFACTURE  AND  SALE OF SEASONAL AND DECORATIVE LIGHTING
 PRODUCTS CONTAINING LEAD. 1. WHEN USED  IN  THIS  TITLE,  "SEASONAL  AND
 DECORATIVE LIGHTING PRODUCT" SHALL MEAN PORTABLE, PLUG-CONNECTED, TEMPO-
 RARY-USE  LIGHTING PRODUCTS AND ACCESSORIES THAT HAVE A NOMINAL 120-VOLT
 INPUT VOLTAGE RATING.
   (A) LIGHTING PRODUCTS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THIS RULE ARE FACTORY-ASSEM-
 BLED WITH PUSH-IN, MIDGET OR MINIATURE SCREW BASE LAMP HOLDERS CONNECTED
 IN SERIES OR PARALLEL, DIRECTLY ACROSS THE 120-VOLT INPUT.
   (B) SUCH LIGHTING PRODUCTS INCLUDE, BUT ARE  NOT  LIMITED  TO  LIGHTED
 DECORATIVE  OUTFITS SUCH AS WIRED HOLIDAY STRING LIGHTS, PRE-LIT ARTIFI-
 CIAL CHRISTMAS TREES, PLANTS,  FLOWERS  OR  WREATHS,  STOCKINGS,  STARS,
 CANDLES AND LIGHT SCULPTURES.
   2. ON EACH SEASONAL AND DECORATIVE LIGHTING PRODUCT MANUFACTURED, SOLD
 OR  DELIVERED  BY  A  MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTED WITHIN THIS STATE THAT
 CONTAINS AN ELECTRICAL CORD CASING IN WHICH LEAD IS PRESENT IN A QUANTI-
 TY GREATER THAN ONE HUNDRED PARTS PER MILLION, THERE  SHALL  BE  PRINTED
 THEREON OR ATTACHED THERETO A WARNING LABEL.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05415-04-1