Bill Text: NY A00126 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to adding additional chemicals to the list of emerging contaminants; directs the commissioner of health to establish the first list within 30 days.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 25-3)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-21 - advanced to third reading cal.30 [A00126 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-A00126-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                           126

                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                       (Prefiled)

                                     January 6, 2021
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by  M.  of A. GOTTFRIED, ENGLEBRIGHT, THIELE, REYES, COLTON,
          L. ROSENTHAL, CARROLL, DINOWITZ, GRIFFIN,  STECK,  JACOBSON,  McMAHON,
          CRUZ, GALEF, ASHBY, EPSTEIN -- 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: [1,4-dioxane; perfluorooctanesulfonic acid;  and  perfluo-
     7  rooctanoic  acid]  1,2,3-trichloropropane;  1,3-butadiene; chloromethane
     8  (methyl chloride); 1,1-dichloroethane;  bromomethane  (methyl  bromide);
     9  chlorodifluoromethene  (HCFC-22); bromochloromethane (halon 1011); vana-
    10  dium; molybdenum; cobalt;  strontium;  chromium;  chromium-6;  chlorate;
    11  perfluorononanoic  acid  (PFNA);  perfluorohexanesulfonic  acid (PFHxS);
    12  perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA);  perfluorobutanesulfonic  acid  (PFBS);
    13  hexafluoropropylene  oxide  (HFPO); 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2- (heptaflouro-
    14  propoxy) propanoic acid; N-ethyl  perfluorooctanesulfonamidoacetic  acid
    15  (NEtFOSAA);  N-methyl  perfluorooctanesulfonamidoacetic acid (NMeFOSAA);
    16  Perfluorodecanoic  acid  (PFDA);   Perfluorododecanoic   acid   (PFDoA);
    17  Perfluorohexanoic  acid  (PFHxA);  Perfluorotetradecanoic  acid  (PFTA);
    18  Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA);  Perfluoroundecanoic  acid  (PFUnA);
    19  11-chloroeicosafluoro-3-oxaundecane-1-sulfonic    acid   (11Cl-PF3OUdS);
    20  9-chlorohexadecafluoro-3-oxanonane-1-sulfonic     acid     (9Cl-PF3ONS);
    21  4,8-dioxa-3H-perfluorononanoic               acid               (ADONA);
    22  Nonafluoro-3,6-dioxaheptanoic  acid  (NFDHA);   Perfluorobutanoic   acid

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00397-02-1

        A. 126                              2

     1  (PFBA);   1H,   1H,   2H,   2HPerfluorodecane  sulfonic  acid  (8:2FTS);
     2  Perfluoro(2-ethoxyethane)sulfonic acid (PFEESA); Perfluoroheptanesulfon-
     3  ic acid (PFHpS); 1H,1H, 2H, 2H-Perfluorohexane sulfonic  acid  (4:2FTS);
     4  Perfluoro-3-methoxypropanoic  acid  (PFMPA); Perfluoro-4-methoxybutanoic
     5  acid (PFMBA); 1H,1H,  2H,  2H-Perfluorooctane  sulfonic  acid  (6:2FTS);
     6  Perfluoropentanoic  acid (PFPeA); Perfluoropentanesulfonic acid (PFPeS);
     7  2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2- (heptafluoropropoxy) propanoate;  heptafluoropro-
     8  pyl  1,2,2,2-tetrafluoroethyl  ether;  testosterone; and 4-androstene-3,
     9  17-dione.
    10    13. The commissioner shall  promulgate  the  first  list  of  emerging
    11  contaminants  within  thirty days of the effective date of this subdivi-
    12  sion.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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