assembly Bill A7063A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in apparel

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1041
substituted for s6291a
May 17, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 10, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.126
rules report cal.126
reported
May 09, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 06, 2022 print number 7063a
May 06, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
Apr 21, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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A7063 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6291
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §37-0101, add §37-0121, En Con L

A7063 - Summary

Prohibits the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in apparel as an intentionally added chemical.

A7063 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7063
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   prohibiting  the  use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances
   in common apparel
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  37-0101 of the environmental conservation law is
 amended by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
   7. "PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL  SUBSTANCES"  OR  "PFAS"  SHALL
 MEAN  A  CLASS  OF FLUORINATED ORGANIC CHEMICALS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE
 FULLY FLUORINATED CARBON ATOM.
   § 2. The environmental conservation law is amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 37-0121 to read as follows:
 § 37-0121. PROHIBITION AGAINST THE USE OF PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUORO-
 ALKYL SUBSTANCES IN COMMON APPAREL.
   1. NO PERSON SHALL MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTE, SELL, OR OFFER FOR SALE IN
 THIS  STATE ANY COMMON APPAREL CONTAINING PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUORO-
 ALKYL SUBSTANCES AS INTENTIONALLY ADDED CHEMICALS.
   2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE
 THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "INTENTIONALLY ADDED CHEMICALS" MEANS A CHEMICAL IN A PRODUCT THAT
 SERVES AN INTENDED FUNCTION IN THE PRODUCT COMPONENT.
   (B) "COMMON APPAREL" MEANS CLOTHING ITEMS INTENDED FOR REGULAR WEAR OR
 FORMAL  OCCASIONS  INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, UNDERGARMENTS, SHIRTS,
 PANTS, SKIRTS, DRESSES, OVERALLS, BODYSUITS,  VESTS,  DANCEWEAR,  SUITS,
 SARIS, SCARVES, TOPS, LEGGINGS, LEISUREWEAR, FORMAL WEAR, ONESIES, BIBS,
 AND DIAPERS. "COMMON APPAREL" SHALL NOT INCLUDE PROFESSIONAL UNIFORMS OR
 OUTERWEAR INTENDED FOR EXTREME CONDITIONS.
   §  3.  This  act  shall take effect December 31, 2023. Effective imme-
 diately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation
 necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective  date  are
 authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
 

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A7063A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6291
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §37-0101, add §37-0121, En Con L

A7063A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in apparel as an intentionally added chemical.

A7063A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7063--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. FAHY, SIMON, COLTON, DINOWITZ, EPSTEIN, STECK,
   ZINERMAN,  STIRPE,  GOTTFRIED,  STERN,  QUART,  ZEBROWSKI,   JACOBSON,
   THIELE,  LUNSFORD,  BURDICK,  GLICK, DAVILA, L. ROSENTHAL -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation --  recom-
   mitted  to  the  Committee on Environmental Conservation in accordance
   with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- 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 the use of perfluoroalkyl and  polyfluoroalkyl  substances
   in apparel
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 37-0101 of the environmental  conservation  law  is
 amended by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
   7.  "PERFLUOROALKYL  AND  POLYFLUOROALKYL  SUBSTANCES" OR "PFAS" SHALL
 MEAN A CLASS OF FLUORINATED ORGANIC CHEMICALS CONTAINING  AT  LEAST  ONE
 FULLY FLUORINATED CARBON ATOM.
   §  2.  The  environmental  conservation law is amended by adding a new
 section 37-0121 to read as follows:
 § 37-0121. PROHIBITION AGAINST THE USE OF PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUORO-
 ALKYL SUBSTANCES IN APPAREL.
   1. NO PERSON SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE IN THIS  STATE  ANY  APPAREL
 CONTAINING  PERFLUOROALKYL  AND  POLYFLUOROALKYL  SUBSTANCES  AS  INTEN-
 TIONALLY ADDED CHEMICALS.
   2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE
 THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  "INTENTIONALLY ADDED CHEMICAL" MEANS A CHEMICAL IN A PRODUCT THAT
 SERVES AN INTENDED FUNCTION IN THE PRODUCT COMPONENT.
   (B) "APPAREL" MEANS CLOTHING ITEMS INTENDED FOR REGULAR WEAR OR FORMAL
 OCCASIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, UNDERGARMENTS,  SHIRTS,  PANTS,
 SKIRTS,  DRESSES,  OVERALLS,  BODYSUITS, VESTS, DANCEWEAR, SUITS, SARIS,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10620-02-2