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New York State Senate Bill Extends Deadlines for Radon Task Force

by Margaret Henderson

The New York State Senate, 2019-2020 Legislative Session, has passed SB5070, which amends chapter 414 of the laws of 2018. The bill passed the Senate and was delivered to the Assembly on April 9, 2019.

The 2018 legislation, creating the radon task force, stated requirements for reporting on findings and recommendations to the governor and other leadership. The bill passed extends the reporting date from April 2019, until November 1, 2020. The bill takes effect immediately and expires on December 31, 2020, extending the expiration date from May 1, 2019.

To see text, visit: https://legislation.nysenate.gov/pdf/bills/2019/A7050

For technical information about radon in New York, contact:

New York State Department of Health
Telephone: 518-402-7556 800-458-1158
radon@health.ny.gov