Bill Text: NY A00601 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires a study by the department of health to determine the effects that exposure to long range acoustic devices have on an individual's hearing.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-07 - reported referred to ways and means [A00601 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A00601-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                           601
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                       (Prefiled)
                                     January 9, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Health
        AN ACT requiring a study to determine the effects that exposure to  long
          range  acoustic devices have on an individual's hearing; and providing
          for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  department of health shall engage in a study of long
     2  range acoustic devices (LRADs) and the effect of  exposure  on  individ-
     3  uals, including the effect on short and long term hearing.
     4    § 2. Not later than one year after the effective date of this act, the
     5  department of health shall prepare a report setting forth and evaluating
     6  the findings of the study.
     7    §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
     8  have become a law, and shall expire and  be  deemed  repealed  one  year
     9  after such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03395-01-9
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