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A03587 Summary:

BILL NOA03587
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSOREnglebright
 
COSPNSRPeoples-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
 
MLTSPNSR
 
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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A03587 Text:



 
                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.
                                                                   LBD07668-01-9

        A. 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.
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