NY Senate Approves Standards For Cadmium In Kids' Jewelry

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 3:26 PM EDT) -- The New York State Senate on Thursday took another shot at regulating cadmium, lead, nickel and other metals found in children's jewelry, unanimously passing a bill to adopt recent federal standards, but Assembly Democrats may pass over it in favor of a stronger measure.

It was the second year the Senate passed the legislation, sponsored by Buffalo Republican Mark Grisanti in the Senate and Long Island Democrat Steve Englebright in the Assembly. If the bill is passed, the Empire State will join Rhode Island in having...
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