assembly Bill A5541B

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes environmental standards for ambient lead and lead contamination

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 09, 2022 tabled
vetoed memo.87
Dec 06, 2022 delivered to governor
May 17, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1104
substituted for s8050a
Apr 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 11, 2022 amended on third reading 5541b
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.178
Mar 18, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.185
Mar 16, 2021 reported
Mar 12, 2021 print number 5541a
Mar 12, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 19, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

Co-Sponsors

A5541 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8050
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A7635
2023-2024: S1212

A5541 - Summary

Establishes environmental standards for ambient lead and lead contamination in soils and on floors and window sills.

A5541 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5541
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, STECK, O'DONNELL -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the public health
   law, in relation to establishing environmental standards  for  ambient
   lead and lead contamination in soils and on floors and window sills

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative findings. The Legislature  finds  and  declares
 that  there  is  a  present  need  to  establish New York standards with
 respect to levels of ambient lead and levels of  lead  contamination  in
 soils  and  on  floors  and window sills. The legislature finds that the
 current regulatory standards  are  inadequate  to  protect  the  general
 public  and  particularly  small  children  from  the harmful effects of
 ingesting or inhaling lead dust and coming into  contact  with  lead  on
 exposed  surfaces. The Legislature declares that it shall be the respon-
 sibility of the commissioner of environmental conservation, in consulta-
 tion with the commissioner of health, to  adopt  standards  for  ambient
 lead and lead contamination of soil and windows and floors, as set forth
 in  this  bill,  and  in accordance with the procedures set forth in the
 environmental conservation law.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0301 of the environmental conservation
 law is amended by adding a new paragraph nn to read as follows:
   NN. IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
 VISION THIRTY-ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED SIX OF THE PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW,
 AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, THE COMMISSIONER
 SHALL ADOPT ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS AND THOSE RULES HAVING THE FORCE AND
 EFFECT OF STANDARDS AND CRITERIA TO CARRY OUT THE PURPOSES OF SUCH STAN-
 DARDS, WHICH SHALL REQUIRE:
   (1)  THAT AREAS CONTAINING LEAD CONTAMINATED SOIL SHALL HAVE LEVELS OF
 LEAD CONTAMINATION NOT GREATER THAN TWO HUNDRED PARTS  PER  MILLION  FOR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04918-01-1

Co-Sponsors

A5541A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8050
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A7635
2023-2024: S1212

A5541A - Summary

Establishes environmental standards for ambient lead and lead contamination in soils and on floors and window sills.

A5541A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5541--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, STECK, O'DONNELL -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  directing  the  departments  of  environmental conservation and
   health to establish environmental standards for ambient lead and  lead
   contamination   in  soils;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
   provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  findings. The legislature finds and declares
 that there is a present  need  to  establish  New  York  standards  with
 respect  to  levels  of ambient lead and levels of lead contamination in
 soils and on floors and window sills. The  legislature  finds  that  the
 current  regulatory  standards  are  inadequate  to  protect the general
 public and particularly small  children  from  the  harmful  effects  of
 ingesting  or  inhaling  lead dust, often resulting from lead paint, and
 coming into contact with  lead  on  exposed  surfaces.  The  legislature
 declares  that  it  shall  be  the responsibility of the commissioner of
 environmental conservation, in consultation  with  the  commissioner  of
 health,  to  adopt  standards for ambient lead and lead contamination of
 soil and windows and floors, in a manner that would be fully  protective
 of children's health, and in accordance with the procedures set forth in
 the environmental conservation law.
   § 2. a. No later than March 31, 2022, the departments of environmental
 conservation  and  health  shall  propose  new standards, and update any
 existing standards as appropriate,  for  dust  lead  hazards,  soil-lead
 hazards and ambient air quality standards for the level of lead in vari-
 ous  media that will result in blood lead levels that are no higher than
 a target that is fully protective of human health and which at a minimum
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04918-06-1

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A5541B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8050
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A7635
2023-2024: S1212

A5541B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes environmental standards for ambient lead and lead contamination in soils and on floors and window sills.

A5541B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5541--B
                                                         Cal. No. 178
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, STECK, O'DONNELL, GRIFFIN, OTIS --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental  Conservation
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee  --  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
   amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place on the order of
   third reading
 
 AN ACT directing  the  departments  of  environmental  conservation  and
   health  to establish environmental standards for ambient lead and lead
   contamination  in  soils;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of   such
   provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature  finds  and  declares
 that  there  is  a  present  need  to  establish New York standards with
 respect to levels of ambient lead and levels of  lead  contamination  in
 soils  and  on  floors  and window sills. The legislature finds that the
 current regulatory standards  are  inadequate  to  protect  the  general
 public  and  particularly  small  children  from  the harmful effects of
 ingesting or inhaling lead dust, often resulting from  lead  paint,  and
 coming  into  contact  with  lead  on  exposed surfaces. The legislature
 declares that it shall be the  responsibility  of  the  commissioner  of
 environmental  conservation,  in  consultation  with the commissioner of
 health, to adopt standards for ambient lead and  lead  contamination  of
 soil  and windows and floors, in a manner that would be fully protective
 of children's health, and in accordance with the procedures set forth in
 the environmental conservation law.
   § 2. a. No later than March 31, 2023, the departments of environmental
 conservation and health shall propose  new  standards,  and  update  any
 existing  standards  as  appropriate,  for  dust lead hazards, soil-lead
 hazards and ambient air quality standards for the level of lead in vari-
 ous media that will result in blood lead levels that are no higher  than
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.