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State Legislation Update

NEW YORK S.B. 2764 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK S.B. 2764 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Brad Hoylman (D) Summary: Prohibits, beginning December 1, 2015, a person, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation to sell or offer for sale any toy containing bisphenol A. Prohibits, beginning December 1, 2015, no…

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NEW YORK A.B. 3276 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK A.B. 3276 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes (D) Summary: Prohibits, beginning December 1, 2016, a person, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation to sell or offer for sale any liquid, food or beverage in a can, jar or other…

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NEW YORK S.B. 2408 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK S.B. 2408 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Bill Perkins (D) Summary: Requires the Department of Environmental Conservation to establish a website that is accessible to the public which lists all chemicals of high concern and all priority chemicals within 180 days of the…

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NEW YORK S.B. 2591 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK S.B. 2591 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Jose Serrano (D) Summary: Prohibits, on and after April 1, 2017, a retailer from selling or offering for sale a children’s product that intentionally contains formaldehyde, including formaldehyde contained in a solution or ingredients that chemically…

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NEW YORK A.B. 2997 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK A.B. 2997 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Assemblymember Steven Englebright (D) Summary: Prohibits, beginning December 1, 2017, a person, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation from selling or offering for sale any toy containing bisphenol A. Prohibits, beginning December 1, 2017, a…

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NEW YORK A.B. 2042 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology)

NEW YORK A.B. 2042 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Assemblymember J. Gary Pretlow (D) Summary: Specifies that the advisory committee comprised of members of the appearance enhancement industry will consult with the State Education Department to develop a professional curriculum that is inclusive…

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NEW YORK S.B. 1118 – State Boards of Cosmetology

NEW YORK S.B. 1118 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator Kenneth LaValle (R) Summary: Requires each board appointed by the Board of Regents to have three consumer representatives appointed to three-year terms. Specifies that one representative must be appointed by the Governor, one by…

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NEW YORK A.B. 825 – Special Request

NEW YORK A.B. 825 – Special Request Sponsor: Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal (D) Summary: Provides a nail specialist, aggrieved by a health and safety violation or retaliatory action, a private right of action against an appearance enhancement business employer or third party client. Allows such aggrieved…

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NEW YORK A.B. 1162 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

NEW YORK A.B. 1162 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Assemblymember Jeffrey Dinowitz (D) Summary: Requires every product sold in the State that is labeled or the container of which is labeled “not safe for human consumption”, “unfit for human consumption” or with similar language and…

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NEW YORK S.B. 1890 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK S.B. 1890 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Kevin Parker (D) Summary: Prohibits children’s jewelry from being sold or distributed in the state if such jewelry contains cadmium in accessible metal or plastic substrate components exceeding the levels prescribed. Requires accessible plastic or metal…

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