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A00953 Summary:

BILL NOA00953
 
SAME ASSAME AS S00902
 
SPONSOREnglebright
 
COSPNSRColton
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §37-0119, En Con L; amd §2, Chap of 2020 (as proposed in S.6829-B & A.8829-A)
 
Relates to prohibiting certain uses of trichloroethylene; provides that no person shall use trichloroethylene as a vapor degreaser, an intermediate chemical to produce other chemicals, a refrigerant, or an extraction solvent or in any other manufacturing or industrial cleaning process or use.
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A00953 Actions:

BILL NOA00953
 
01/06/2021referred to environmental conservation
01/12/2021reported referred to rules
01/12/2021reported
01/12/2021rules report cal.1
01/12/2021ordered to third reading rules cal.1
01/12/2021passed assembly
01/12/2021delivered to senate
01/12/2021REFERRED TO RULES
01/25/2021SUBSTITUTED FOR S902
01/25/20213RD READING CAL.55
01/25/2021PASSED SENATE
01/25/2021RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
01/27/2021delivered to governor
01/28/2021signed chap.1
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A00953 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                           953
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     January 6, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
        AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
          prohibiting  certain uses of trichloroethylene; and to amend a chapter
          of the laws of  2020,  amending  the  environmental  conservation  law
          relating to prohibiting certain uses of trichloroethylene, as proposed
          in  legislative  bills numbers S. 6829-B and A. 8829-A, in relation to
          the effectiveness thereof
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Section 37-0119 of the environmental conservation law, as
     2  added by a chapter of the  laws  of  2020,  amending  the  environmental
     3  conservation  law relating to prohibiting certain uses of trichloroethy-
     4  lene, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 6829-B and A.  8829-A,
     5  is amended to read as follows:
     6  § 37-0119. Prohibition against certain uses of trichloroethylene.
     7    1.  [Beginning  December first, two thousand twenty-one, no] No person
     8  shall use trichloroethylene as a vapor degreaser, an intermediate chemi-
     9  cal to produce other chemicals, a refrigerant, or an extraction  solvent
    10  or in any other manufacturing or industrial cleaning process or use.
    11    2. For purposes of this section:
    12    (a)  "Extraction  solvent" means a solvent used to separate a specific
    13  substance from a mixture.
    14    (b) "Refrigerant" means a chemical that is used as a heat carrier in a
    15  cooling mechanism and that changes from liquid to gas and back again  in
    16  the refrigeration cycle.
    17    (c)  "Trichloroethylene"  means  a chemical with the Chemical Registry
    18  Abstract Services Number of 79-01-6.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07192-01-1

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     1    (d) "Vapor degreaser"  means  a  substance  boiled  to  a  vapor  that
     2  condenses  onto  metal  parts,  causing  beading  and dripping, and that
     3  removes contaminants from the parts.
     4    3. Severability. The provisions of this section shall be severable and
     5  if  any  portion  thereof  or the applicability thereof to any person or
     6  circumstance is held invalid, the remainder  of  this  section  and  the
     7  application thereof shall not be affected thereby.
     8    § 2. Section 2 of a chapter of the laws of 2020, amending the environ-
     9  mental conservation law relating to prohibiting certain uses of trichlo-
    10  roethylene,  as  proposed  in legislative bills numbers S. 6829-B and A.
    11  8829-A, is amended to read as follows:
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect [immediately] December 1, 2022.
    13    § 3. This  act  shall  take  effect  immediately;  provided,  however,
    14  section  one  of  this act shall take effect on the same date and in the
    15  same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2020, amending the environmental
    16  conservation law relating to prohibiting certain uses of  trichloroethy-
    17  lene,  as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 6829-B and A. 8829-A,
    18  takes effect.
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