senate Bill S6291A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances in apparel

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Current Bill Status Via A7063 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1041
substituted for s6291a
May 24, 2022 substituted by a7063a
May 16, 2022 amended on third reading (t) 6291a
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2022 1st report cal.1041
Jan 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
Apr 20, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S6291
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

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S6291 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7063
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §37-0101, add §37-0121, En Con L

S6291 - Summary

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

S6291 - Sponsor Memo

S6291 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6291
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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
   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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S6291A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7063
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §37-0101, add §37-0121, En Con L

S6291A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S6291A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6291A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6291--A
     Cal. No. 1041
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  HOYLMAN,  BAILEY, CLEARE, MANNION, MYRIE, RIVERA,
   SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to  be
   committed  to the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- recommit-
   ted to the Committee on Environmental Conservation in accordance  with
   Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  reported favorably from said committee,
   ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
   amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
   third reading
 
 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,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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