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A07839 Summary:

COSPNSREnglebright, Jaffee, Thiele, Reyes, Ortiz, Colton, Rosenthal L, Mosley, Carroll, Dinowitz, Griffin, D'Urso, Steck, Lifton, Jacobson, McMahon, Cruz, Galef, Ashby, Lentol, Epstein
Amd §1112, Pub Health L
Relates to adding additional chemicals to the list of emerging contaminants; directs the commissioner of health to establish the first list within 30 days.
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A07839 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      May 24, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred
          to the Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  establishing  a
          list of emerging contaminants
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 3 of section 1112 of the  public
     2  health law, as added by section 1 of part M of chapter 57 of the laws of
     3  2017, is amended and a new subdivision 13 is added to read as follows:
     4    c.  The commissioner shall, at a minimum, include the following chemi-
     5  cals identified as emerging contaminants in the first list  of  emerging
     6  contaminants:   1,2,3-trichloropropane;   1,3-butadiene;   chloromethane
     7  (methyl chloride); 1,1-dichloroethane;  bromomethane  (methyl  bromide);
     8  chlorodifluoromethene   (HCFC-22);   bromochloromethane   (halon  1011);
     9  1,4-dioxane; vanadium; molybdenum; cobalt; strontium; chromium;  chromi-
    10  um-6;  chlorate; perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS); [and] perfluorooc-
    11  tanoic acid (PFOA); perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA);  perfluorohexanesulf-
    12  onic  acid (PFHxS); perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); perfluorobutanesul-
    13  fonic acid (PFBS);  hexafluoropropylene  oxide  (HFPO);  2,3,3,3-tetraf-
    14  luoro-2-  (heptaflouropropoxy)  propanoic  acid;  2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2-
    15  (heptafluoropropoxy) propanoate; heptafluoropropyl  1,2,2,2-tetrafluoro-
    16  ethyl ether; testosterone; and 4-androstene-3,17-dione.
    17    13.  The  commissioner  shall  promulgate  the  first list of emerging
    18  contaminants within thirty days of the effective date of  this  subdivi-
    19  sion.
    20    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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