|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 11, 2021||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 07, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S1121
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1121 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1121 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1121 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to indoor air quality in schools PURPOSE: To establish an indoor air quality program in schools. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Adds a new title (4-a) to public health law, which adds 4 new sections. Section 2576 provides the definitions for "covered entity" and "hazardous substances." Section 2577 requires the Department of Health to establish an indoor air quality program within 1 year of the effective date of this title. The program requires the department to promulgate regulations for
S1121 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1121 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 7, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to indoor air quality in schools THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 25 of the public health law is amended by adding a new title 4-A to read as follows: TITLE IV-A INDOOR AIR QUALITY IN SCHOOLS SECTION 2576. DEFINITIONS. 2577. INDOOR AIR QUALITY INSPECTION AND EVALUATION PROGRAM. 2578. BEST PRACTICES. 2579. RULES AND REGULATIONS. § 2576. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS, UNLESS THE CONTEXT CLEARLY REQUIRES OTHER- WISE: 1. "COVERED ENTITY" MEANS A FACILITY USED FOR (A) INSTRUCTION OF ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY STUDENTS BY: (I) ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT, INCLUDING A SPECIAL ACT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND A CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND INHABITANTS OR MORE, (II) A BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, (III) A CHARTER SCHOOL, (IV) AN APPROVED PRIVATE SCHOOL FOR THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, (V) A STATE-SUPPORTED SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF OR BLIND OPERATED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE EIGHTY-FIVE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, AND (VI) ANY OTHER PRIVATE OR PAROCHIAL ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL; AND (B) PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS. 2. "HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES" MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE LISTED AS A SUBSTANCE HAZARDOUS TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY OR THE ENVIRONMENT IN REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE THIRTY-SEVEN OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW AND INCLUDES LEAD, RADON, ASBESTOS, FORMALDEHYDE, AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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