|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 24, 2022||signed chap.130|
delivered to governor
|Feb 14, 2022||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading cal.402
substituted for a8833
|Jan 31, 2022||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 18, 2022||ordered to third reading cal.198|
|Jan 12, 2022||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7840Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S7840 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §1110, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.2122-A & A.160-B); amd §§1950 & 3602, Ed L
S7840 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7840 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation to expenses for potable water testing PURPOSE OF BILL: This is a chapter amendment that makes changes to provisions of L.2021, c.771. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This legislation amends the underlying chapter by making districts' costs associated with testing and remediation building aid eligible after districts have exhausted any other state or federal funding. This legislation also restores the waiver process to schools that substan- tially comply with testing in the past and have below the required lead levels.
S7840 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7840 I N S E N A T E January 12, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation to expenses for potable water testing 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 a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the public health law relating to school potable water testing, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 2122-A and A. 160-B, is amended to read as follows: § 1110. School potable water testing and standards. 1. 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 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 test- ing shall be conducted and the results analyzed by an entity or entities approved by the commissioner. 2. Where a finding of lead contamination is made, the affected school district 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 regu- lations promulgated pursuant to this section; and (c) provide parents or persons in parental relation to a child attending said school with writ- ten notification of test results. 3. The commissioner, in consultation with the commissioner of educa- tion, shall promulgate regulations to carry out the provisions of this section. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the regulations promulgated with regard to lead levels shall be consistent with the requirements for those school districts classified as a public EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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