|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 08, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S4630
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4630 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4630 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4630 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the regulation of chemicals in upholstered furniture, mattresses and elec- tronic enclosures PURPOSE: To prohibit the use of hazardous chemicals contained in flame retardants to be used in upholstered furniture, mattresses, and electronic enclo- sures. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the environmental conservation law to define the appro- priate terms, including halogenated chemical, organophosphorus chemical, and organonitrogen chemical. Beginning December 31, 2023, the bill prohibits the sale of mattresses, or upholstered furniture that contain
S4630 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4630 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 8, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KAMINSKY, HARCKHAM, GAUGHRAN, HOYLMAN, RIVERA, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the regulation of chemicals in upholstered furniture, mattresses and elec- tronic enclosures THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new title 10 to read as follows: TITLE X REGULATION OF CHEMICALS IN UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE, MATTRESSES AND ELECTRONIC ENCLOSURES SECTION 37-1001. DEFINITIONS. 37-1003. FURNITURE AND MATTRESSES. 37-1005. EXEMPTIONS. 37-1007. ELECTRONIC DISPLAY. 37-1009. REPORTING. 37-1011. SEVERABILITY. 37-1013. REGULATIONS. § 37-1001. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE: 1. "CONSUMER PRODUCT" MEANS ANY PRODUCT THAT IS REGULARLY USED OR PURCHASED TO BE USED FOR PERSONAL, FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES. CONSUM- ER PRODUCT SHALL NOT MEAN: (A) A FOOD OR BEVERAGE OR AN ADDITIVE TO A FOOD OR BEVERAGE REGULATED BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINIS- TRATION; OR (B) A DRUG, BIOLOGIC OR MEDICAL DEVICE REGULATED BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. 2. "COVERED FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICAL" MEANS ANY CHEMICAL THAT MEETS BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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