|SAME AS||No Same As|
|COSPNSR||Peoples-Stokes, Seawright, Jaffee, Rivera, Simon, D'Urso, Steck, Thiele, Santabarbara, Lavine, Glick, Galef, Zebrowski, Gottfried, Pichardo, Lifton, Mosley, Cahill, Williams, Otis, Colton, Rosenthal L, Abinanti, Hyndman, Weprin, Fahy, Carroll, De La Rosa, Jones, Paulin, Dinowitz, Epstein, Arroyo, Fernandez, Lupardo|
|Amd §§37-0703, 37-0705 & 37-0707, En Con L|
|Relates to prohibiting the sale of child products containing organohalogen flame retardant.|
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3587 2019-2020 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY January 29, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, PEOPLES-STOKES, SEAWRIGHT, JAFFEE, RIVERA, SIMON, D'URSO, STECK, THIELE, SANTABARBARA, LAVINE, GLICK, GALEF, ZEBROWSKI, GOTTFRIED, PICHARDO, LIFTON, MOSLEY, CAHILL, WILLIAMS, OTIS, COLTON, L. ROSENTHAL, ABINANTI, HYNDMAN, WEPRIN, FAHY, CARROLL, DE LA ROSA, JONES, PAULIN, DINOWITZ, EPSTEIN, ARROYO, FERNAN- DEZ, LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environ- mental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the sale of child products containing organohalogen flame retardant The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Section 37-0703 of the environmental conservation law is 2 amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows: 3 3. "Organohalogen flame retardant" shall include any chemical contain- 4 ing the element bromine or chlorine bonded to carbon that is added to a 5 plastic, foam or textile. 6 § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 37-0705 of the environmental conserva- 7 tion law, as added by chapter 259 of the laws of 2011, is amended to 8 read as follows: 9 1. (a) Beginning December first, two thousand thirteen, no person, 10 firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation 11 shall sell or offer for sale any child care product intended for use by 12 a child three years of age or younger containing TRIS. 13 (b) Beginning July first, two thousand twenty-one, no person, firm, 14 partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation shall 15 sell or offer for sale any child care product intended for use by a 16 child three years of age or younger containing organohalogen flame 17 retardant. 18 § 3. Section 37-0707 of the environmental conservation law, as added 19 by chapter 259 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07668-01-9A. 3587 2 1 § 37-0707. Preemption. 2 Jurisdiction in all matters pertaining to TRIS and organohalogen flame 3 retardant which are regulated pursuant to the provisions of this title 4 shall be vested exclusively in the state. 5 § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.