Senate Bill S5648A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of products that contain intentionally added PFAS; and provides penalties for violations

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S5648 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3556
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 4 §§37-0401 - 37-0407, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A10620

2023-S5648 - Summary

Prohibits the sale of certain products that contain intentionally added PFAS on and after January 1, 2026; requires manufacturers of products containing PFAS to provide notice of such fact to persons that offer the products for sale or distribution; provides penalties for violations.

2023-S5648 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S5648 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5648
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 10, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HOYLMAN-SIGAL -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conser-
   vation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   prohibiting the sale of products that contain intentionally added PFAS

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law is amended
 by adding a new title 4 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE IV
     PRODUCTS CONTAINING PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES
 SECTION 37-0401. DEFINITIONS.
         37-0403. PROHIBITION ON SALE OF COVERED PRODUCTS.
         37-0405. REQUIRED NOTIFICATION.
         37-0407. VIOLATIONS.
 § 37-0401. DEFINITIONS.
   FOR PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS  HAVE  THE  FOLLOWING
 DEFINITIONS:
   1.  "COVERED PRODUCT" MEANS TEXTILE ARTICLES, RUGS, FABRIC TREATMENTS,
 COOKWARE, SKI WAXES, ARCHITECTURAL PAINTS, OR CLEANING  PRODUCTS,  OR  A
 COMPONENT THEREOF.
   2.  "PERFLUOROALKYL  AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES" OR "PFAS" MEANS A
 CLASS OF FLUORINATED ORGANIC CHEMICALS CONTAINING  AT  LEAST  ONE  FULLY
 FLUORINATED CARBON ATOM.
   3. "REGULATED PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES" OR "REGU-
 LATED PFAS" MEANS PFAS THAT ARE:
   (A)  AN  INTENTIONALLY ADDED CHEMICAL AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ELEVEN
 OF SECTION 37-0901 OF THIS ARTICLE; OR
   (B) PRESENT IN A PRODUCT OR PRODUCT COMPONENT AT OR ABOVE THE  PRACTI-
 CAL QUANTITATION LIMIT, AS MEASURED IN TOTAL ORGANIC FLUORINE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04738-01-3
 S. 5648                             2
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S5648A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3556
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 4 §§37-0401 - 37-0407, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A10620

2023-S5648A - Summary

Prohibits the sale of certain products that contain intentionally added PFAS on and after January 1, 2026; requires manufacturers of products containing PFAS to provide notice of such fact to persons that offer the products for sale or distribution; provides penalties for violations.

2023-S5648A - Sponsor Memo

2023-S5648A - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5648--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 10, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  HOYLMAN-SIGAL,  SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
   mental Conservation -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   prohibiting the sale of products that contain intentionally added PFAS
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law is amended
 by adding a new title 4 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE IV
     PRODUCTS CONTAINING PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES
 SECTION 37-0401. DEFINITIONS.
         37-0403. PROHIBITION ON SALE OF COVERED PRODUCTS.
         37-0405. REQUIRED NOTIFICATION.
         37-0407. VIOLATIONS.
 § 37-0401. DEFINITIONS.
   FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOWING
 DEFINITIONS:
   1. "COVERED PRODUCT" MEANS TEXTILE ARTICLES, RUGS, FABRIC  TREATMENTS,
 COOKWARE, SKI WAXES, ARCHITECTURAL PAINTS, CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS OR CLEAN-
 ING PRODUCTS, OR A COMPONENT THEREOF.
   2.  "PERFLUOROALKYL  AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES" OR "PFAS" MEANS A
 CLASS OF FLUORINATED ORGANIC CHEMICALS CONTAINING  AT  LEAST  ONE  FULLY
 FLUORINATED CARBON ATOM.
   3. "REGULATED PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES" OR "REGU-
 LATED PFAS" MEANS PFAS THAT ARE:
   (A)  AN  INTENTIONALLY ADDED CHEMICAL AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ELEVEN
 OF SECTION 37-0901 OF THIS ARTICLE; OR
   (B) PRESENT IN A PRODUCT OR PRODUCT COMPONENT AT OR ABOVE THE  PRACTI-
 CAL QUANTITATION LIMIT, AS MEASURED IN TOTAL ORGANIC FLUORINE.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04738-03-3
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S5648B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3556
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 4 §§37-0401 - 37-0407, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A10620

2023-S5648B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of certain products that contain intentionally added PFAS on and after January 1, 2026; requires manufacturers of products containing PFAS to provide notice of such fact to persons that offer the products for sale or distribution; provides penalties for violations.

2023-S5648B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S5648B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5648--B
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 10, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN-SIGAL, CLEARE, FERNANDEZ, HARCKHAM, KRUEGER,
   RIVERA, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
   be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- commit-
   tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
   mitted to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Environ-
   mental  Conservation  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   prohibiting the sale of products that contain intentionally added PFAS
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law is amended
 by adding a new title 4 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE IV
     PRODUCTS CONTAINING PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES
 SECTION 37-0401. DEFINITIONS.
         37-0403. PROHIBITION ON SALE OF COVERED PRODUCTS.
         37-0405. REQUIRED NOTIFICATION.
         37-0407. VIOLATIONS.
 § 37-0401. DEFINITIONS.
   FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOWING
 DEFINITIONS:
   1. "COVERED PRODUCT" MEANS TEXTILE ARTICLES, RUGS, FABRIC  TREATMENTS,
 COOKWARE, SKI WAXES, ARCHITECTURAL PAINTS, CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS, CLEANING
 PRODUCTS, ANTI-FOGGING SPRAYS AND WIPES, OR A COMPONENT THEREOF.
   2.  "PERFLUOROALKYL  AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES" OR "PFAS" MEANS A
 CLASS OF FLUORINATED ORGANIC CHEMICALS CONTAINING  AT  LEAST  ONE  FULLY
 FLUORINATED CARBON ATOM.
   3. "REGULATED PERFLUOROALKYL AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES" OR "REGU-
 LATED PFAS" MEANS PFAS THAT ARE:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04738-05-4
              

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