Bill Text: NY A07392 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Includes hexavalent chromium in the list for emerging contaminants.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-3)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-29 - referred to health [A07392 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A07392-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 29, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  JEAN-PIERRE -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to including  hexava-
          lent chromium in the 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 to read as follows:
     4    c.  The commissioner shall, at a minimum, include the following chemi-
     5  cals identified as emerging contaminants: 1,4-dioxane; hexavalent  chro-
     6  mium  (chromium-6);  perfluorooctanesulfonic acid; and perfluorooctanoic
     7  acid.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.