senate Bill S4630

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of chemicals in upholstered furniture, mattresses and electronic enclosures

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Feb 08, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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S4630 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5418
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 10 §§37-1001 - 37-1013, amd §71-3703, En Con L

S4630 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the regulation of chemicals in upholstered furniture, mattresses and electronic enclosures; bans the use of certain flame retardant chemicals in furniture and mattresses; bans the use of certain flame retardant chemicals in electronic casings.

S4630 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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