senate Bill S8188

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale and distribution of anti-fogging sprays and wipes containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances; and provides penalties for violations

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Feb 01, 2022 referred to environmental conservation

S8188 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 11 §§37-1101 - 37-1113, En Con L

S8188 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale and distribution of anti-fogging sprays and wipes containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances; provides penalties for violations.

S8188 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8188 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8188
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2022
                                ___________
 
 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 sale and distribution of anti-fogging sprays and wipes
   containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances

   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 11 to read as follows:
                                  TITLE 11
               PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES
 
 SECTION 37-1101. DEFINITIONS.
         37-1103. APPLICABILITY.
         37-1105. PROHIBITION ON THE SALE AND DISTRIBUTION  OF  ANTI-FOG-
                    GING  SPRAYS  AND WIPES CONTAINING PERFLUOROALKYL AND
                    POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES.
         37-1107. PRODUCT LABELING.
         37-1109. PREEMPTION.
         37-1111. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
         37-11113. VIOLATIONS.
 § 37-1101. DEFINITIONS.
   AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
   1. "ANTI-FOGGING SPRAYS AND WIPES"  MEANS  ANY  PRODUCT,  INCLUDING  A
 SPRAY,  CLOTH,  WIPE  OR  OTHER  MATERIAL,  THAT  IS INTENDED TO PREVENT
 CONDENSATION ON EYEGLASSES.
   2. "DISTRIBUTOR" MEANS A PERSON,  FIRM,  ASSOCIATION,  PARTNERSHIP  OR
 CORPORATION,  WHO  OR  WHICH  IMPORTS  OR CAUSES TO BE IMPORTED INTO THE
 STATE, ANY PRODUCT CONTAINING PFAS SUBSTANCES.
   3. "INTENTIONALLY ADDED CHEMICAL"  SHALL  HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS
 SUBDIVISION ELEVEN OF SECTION 37-0901 OF THIS ARTICLE.
   4.  "MANUFACTURER"  MEANS  A PERSON, FIRM, ASSOCIATION, PARTNERSHIP OR
 CORPORATION, WHO OR WHICH MAKES PRODUCTS CONTAINING PFAS SUBSTANCES.
   5.  "PERFLUOROALKYL   AND   POLYFLUOROALKYL   SUBSTANCES"   OR   "PFAS
 SUBSTANCES" MEANS A CLASS OF FLUORINATED ORGANIC CHEMICALS CONTAINING AT
 LEAST ONE FULLY FLUORINATED CARBON ATOM.
 

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