assembly Bill A8746

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the manufacture of seasonal and decorative lighting products containing lead; repealer.

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2022 signed chap.40
delivered to governor
Feb 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.303
substituted for s7889
Jan 20, 2022 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 19, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.30
rules report cal.30
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to codes
Jan 11, 2022 referred to consumer affairs and protection

A8746 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7889
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §1376-b, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.5675-A & A.4522-A); add Art 25-C §389-s, ren §399-g to be §389-t, Gen Bus L

A8746 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Moves the section relating to the manufacture of seasonal and decorative lighting products containing lead from the public health law to the general business law.

A8746 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8746
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Consumer Affairs and Protection
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the manufacture
   of seasonal and decorative lighting products containing lead;  and  to
   repeal section 1376-b of the public health law relating thereto
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 1376-b of the public health law, as  amended  by  a
 chapter  of  the laws of 2021 amending the public health law relating to
 the manufacture and sale of seasonal and  decorative  lighting  products
 containing  lead, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 5675-A and
 A. 4522-A, is REPEALED.
   § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new article  25-C
 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 25-C
                         PRODUCTS CONTAINING LEAD
 SECTION  389-S. MANUFACTURE AND SALE OF SEASONAL AND DECORATIVE LIGHTING
                  PRODUCTS CONTAINING LEAD.
   § 389-S. MANUFACTURE AND SALE  OF  SEASONAL  AND  DECORATIVE  LIGHTING
 PRODUCTS  CONTAINING  LEAD.  1.  WHEN  USED IN THIS TITLE, "SEASONAL AND
 DECORATIVE LIGHTING PRODUCT" SHALL MEAN PORTABLE, PLUG-CONNECTED, TEMPO-
 RARY-USE LIGHTING PRODUCTS AND ACCESSORIES THAT HAVE A NOMINAL  120-VOLT
 INPUT VOLTAGE RATING.
   (A) LIGHTING PRODUCTS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THIS RULE ARE FACTORY-ASSEM-
 BLED WITH PUSH-IN, MIDGET OR MINIATURE SCREW BASE LAMP HOLDERS CONNECTED
 IN SERIES OR PARALLEL, DIRECTLY ACROSS THE 120-VOLT INPUT.
   (B)  SUCH  LIGHTING  PRODUCTS  INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO LIGHTED
 DECORATIVE OUTFITS SUCH AS WIRED HOLIDAY STRING LIGHTS, PRE-LIT  ARTIFI-
 CIAL  CHRISTMAS  TREES,  PLANTS,  FLOWERS  OR WREATHS, STOCKINGS, STARS,
 CANDLES AND LIGHT SCULPTURES.
   2. ON EACH SEASONAL AND DECORATIVE LIGHTING PRODUCT MANUFACTURED, SOLD
 OR DELIVERED BY A MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTED WITHIN  THIS  STATE  AFTER
 THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS  SECTION THAT CONTAINS AN ELECTRICAL CORD
 CASING IN WHICH LEAD IS PRESENT IN A QUANTITY GREATER THAN  ONE  HUNDRED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.