senate Bill S7686

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding lead testing in water to day care facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 07, 2022 referred to health

S7686 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1110, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S4439
2019-2020: S842

S7686 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands lead testing in water requirements to include day care facilities.

S7686 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7686 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7686
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROUK  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  expanding  lead
   testing to day care facilities
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 1110 of the public health law, as amended by  chap-
 ter 771 of the laws of 2021, is amended to read as follows:
   §  1110.  School  AND DAY CARE potable water testing and standards. 1.
 FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "DAY CARE  FACILITIES"  SHALL  MEAN  A
 CHILD  DAY  CARE CENTER, LICENSED WITH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY
 SERVICES. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO CHILD DAY  CARE
 CENTERS,  GROUP FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES, FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES, SCHOOL-AGE
 CHILD CARE PROGRAMS AND SMALL DAY CARE CENTERS THAT HOLD A PERMIT ISSUED
 BY THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE.
   2. In addition to school districts  already  classified  as  a  public
 water  system under parts 141 and 142 of title 40 of the code of federal
 regulations, as such regulations may, from time  to  time,  be  amended,
 every  school district [and], board of cooperative educational services,
 AND DAY CARE FACILITY shall conduct triennial first-drawn tap testing of
 potable water systems to monitor for lead contamination in each occupied
 school building  under  its  jurisdiction  as  required  by  regulations
 promulgated pursuant to this section. The testing shall be conducted and
 the  results  analyzed  by an entity or entities approved by the commis-
 sioner.
   [2.] 3. Where a finding of lead contamination is  made,  the  affected
 school district OR DAY CARE FACILITY shall: (a) continue first-drawn tap
 water  testing  pursuant  to  regulations  promulgated  pursuant to this
 section; (b) provide [school] occupants with an adequate supply of safe,
 free to the school occupants, potable water for drinking as required  by
 rules and regulations of the department until future tests indicate lead
 levels pursuant to regulations promulgated pursuant to this section; and
 (c) provide parents or persons in parental relation to a child attending
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08263-02-2

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