New York - A09241 - 2022

Enacts the "cobalt and lithium mining and production divestment act" to prevent monies or assets of the common retirement fund from being invested in the stocks, securities or other obligations of any institution or company engaging in cobalt and lithium mining or production for the manufacture of batteries used in large-scale battery storage power stations and the primary propulsion systems for electric vehicles, if such company cannot establish through approved independent monitoring that their mining operation does not use child labor and that adult miners and other workers are employed under conditions that meet accepted criteria.

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Added On: 02-23-2022
Updated On: 05-12-2022
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: Joseph Angelino (Republican), Philip Palmesano (Republican)

Actions (4)

  • 02-09-2022 - referred to governmental employees
  • 05-10-2022 - held for consideration in governmental employees
  • 05-12-2022 - amend and recommit to governmental employees
  • 05-12-2022 - print number 9241a

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
05-10-2022Assembly Governmental Employees Committee: Held for ConsiderationHouse1040yes

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