senate Bill S1121

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to indoor air quality in schools

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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May 11, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 07, 2021 referred to health

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May 11, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S1121
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S1121 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6684
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 Title 4-A §§2576 - 2579, Pub Health L; amd §3-0301, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8273

S1121 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to indoor air quality in schools.

S1121 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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