senate Bill S4011

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing maximum levels for PFCAs and PFSAs in drinking water

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Feb 01, 2021 referred to health

S4011 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1100-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4386
2019-2020: S773

S4011 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the Department of Health to establish maximum levels for perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (PFCAs) and (PFSAs) perfluoroalkyl sulfonic acids in public drinking water.

S4011 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4011 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4011
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing maxi-
   mum contaminant levels for perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids (PFCAs) and
   perfluoroalkyl sulfonic acids (PFSAs) in public drinking water

   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
 1100-b to read as follows:
   § 1100-B. PERFLUOROALKYL CARBOXYLIC ACIDS (PFCAS)  AND  PERFLUOROALKYL
 SULFONIC  ACIDS (PFSAS). 1.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONDUCT A COMPREHEN-
 SIVE EXAMINATION OF PERFLUOROALKYL CARBOXYLIC ACIDS (PFCAS) AND PERFLUO-
 ROALKYL SULFONIC ACIDS (PFSAS) AND ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM CONTAMINANT LEVEL
 FOR THE PRESENCE OF ANY PERFLUOROALKYL CARBOXYLIC ACIDS AND PERFLUOROAL-
 KYL SULFONIC ACIDS IN PUBLIC SUPPLIES OF POTABLE WATER THAT  IS  PROTEC-
 TIVE OF PUBLIC HEALTH.
   2.  SUCH  EXAMINATION  AND  DRINKING WATER STANDARD FOR PERFLUOROALKYL
 CARBOXYLIC ACIDS AND PERFLUOROALKYL SULFONIC ACIDS SHALL BE  IMPLEMENTED
 IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THE  STATE  ADMINISTRATIVE  PROCEDURE  ACT  AND BE
 COMPLETED AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, INCLUDING IMPLEMENTATION BY  EMERGENCY
 RULE  IF  DETERMINED  BY THE COMMISSIONER AS NECESSARY TO PROTECT PUBLIC
 HEALTH.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08717-01-1


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