|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 28, 2022||approval memo.77|
|Dec 16, 2022||delivered to governor|
|May 31, 2022||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.684
substituted for s6900
|May 31, 2022||substituted by a2150a|
|Mar 14, 2022||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 10, 2022||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 09, 2022||1st report cal.684|
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to children and families|
|May 20, 2021||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S6900Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2150 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S6900 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6900 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes "Brendan's law"; requires child day care centers and certain other facilities installing new or replacement window coverings to install cordless window coverings; requires child day care centers and certain other facilities that have window coverings in place before the effective date of this section to meet safety standards established in ANSI/WCMA A 100.1-2012 or any successor standard.
S6900 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6900 SPONSOR: BRISPORT TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to establishing Brendan's law; and to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring cordless window coverings in child day care centers and certain other facilities SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one identifies the short title of the bill as Brendan's Law. Section two amends the social services law by adding a new section 390-m. Section three sets forth the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: Since 1982, the federal Consumer Protection Safety Commission estimates that at least 200 children have died of strangula- tion from Roman and roll-up window blinds. According to advocacy groups
S6900 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6900 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 20, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BRISPORT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT in relation to establishing Brendan's law; and to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring cordless window coverings in child day care centers and certain other facilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Brendan's Law". § 2. The social services law is amended by adding a new section 390-m to read as follows: § 390-M. CORDLESS WINDOW COVERINGS REQUIRED. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE MEANINGS SET FORTH BELOW: (A) "BEADED CHAIN" MEANS A CORD WITH A SERIES OF SMALL SPHERES, TYPI- CALLY MADE OF METAL OR PLASTIC. (B) "CORD LOOP" MEANS A LOOP FORMED BY AN INNER CORD THAT DOES NOT DIMINISH IN SIZE WHEN THE FORCE USED TO CREATE THE LOOP IS REMOVED. (C) "CORDLESS WINDOW COVERING" MEANS: (I) A HORIZONTAL BLIND OR CELLULAR SHADE THAT HAS NO DRAW CORD AND THE INTERNAL LIFT CORD RUNS IN THE SLATS OF THE HORIZONTAL BLIND SO THAT THE CORD IS INCAPABLE OF FORMING A LOOP GREATER THAN 4 INCHES IN DIAMETER RESULTING IN A 12-INCH MAXIMUM CIRCUMFERENCE; (II) A ROMAN SHADE, ROLL-UP BLIND, OR WOVEN SHADE THAT HAS NO DRAW CORD AND THE LIFT CORD IS COMPLETELY ENCLOSED SO THAT IT IS NOT ACCESSI- BLE; (III) A VERTICAL BLIND THAT HAS A WAND AS ITS OPERATING MECHANISM AND DOES NOT CONTAIN ANY BEADED CHAINS, CORDED PULLEYS, OR OTHER CORD LOOP OPERATING MECHANISMS; AND (IV) A ROLLER SHADE THAT DOES NOT CONTAIN A CORD OR BEADED CHAIN. (D) "DRAW CORD" MEANS ANY FORM OF ROPE, STRAP, OR STRING USED TO RAISE OR LOWER A WINDOW COVERING. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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