Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to labor
|May 05, 2021
referred to labor
Senate Bill S6554
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S6554 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S6554 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6554 SPONSOR: BAILEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law and the executive law, in relation to establishing the "New York state lead-safe renovation, repair and paint- ing act" PURPOSE: To enable New York State to assume administration of the lead.-safe renovation, repair and painting (RRP) rules, allowing New York to conduct training, certification, and enforcement of the lead-safe reno- vation, repair and painting projects and programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the labor law by adding a new article 31-A; 925. Title: New York State Lead-Safe Renovation, Repair and Painting Act
2021-S6554 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6554 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 5, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the labor law and the executive law, in relation to establishing the "New York state lead-safe renovation, repair and painting act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 31-A to read as follows: ARTICLE 31-A NEW YORK STATE LEAD-SAFE RENOVATION, REPAIR AND PAINTING ACT SECTION 925. SHORT TITLE. 926. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS. 927. DEFINITIONS. 928. RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY RENOVATION. § 925. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE "NEW YORK STATE LEAD-SAFE RENOVATION, REPAIR AND PAINTING ACT". § 926. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS. THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS AND DECLARES THAT LEAD POISONING OF CHILDREN PERSISTS AS ONE OF THE MOST PREVALENT AND PREVENTABLE ENVIRONMENTAL DISEASES IN NEW YORK. NEARLY ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND CHILDREN WERE NEWLY IDENTIFIED WITH LEVELS OF LEAD IN THEIR BLOOD AT FIVE MICROGRAMS PER DECILITER IN NEW YORK STATE BETWEEN TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN AND TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN. MEDICAL RESEARCH INDICATES THAT CHILDREN CAN SUFFER PERMANENT BRAIN DAMAGE AT BLOOD LEVELS EVEN LOWER THAN FIVE MICROGRAMS PER DECILITER, AND THAT THERE IS NO LEVEL OF LEAD INGESTION WHICH IS WITHOUT ADVERSE IMPACT. THE PREDOMINANT CAUSE OF LEAD POISONING IN CHILDREN IS THE INGESTION OF LEAD DUST FROM LEAD-BASED PAINT FROM OLDER RESIDENCES. ALTHOUGH NEW YORK STATE BANNED THE SALE OF LEAD-BASED PAINT IN NINETEEN HUNDRED SEVENTY, SEVENTY-FOUR PERCENT OF NEW YORK'S HOUSING STOCK WAS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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