senate Bill S4781A

Requires that all printed political campaign mailing pieces include a message about recycling the printed materials

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 23 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO ELECTIONS
  • 16 / Jun / 2013
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO ELECTIONS
  • 16 / Jun / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 4781A
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO ELECTIONS

Summary

Requires that all printed political campaign mailing pieces include a message about recycling the printed materials.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5999A
Versions:
S4781
S4781A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง3-111, El L

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BILL NUMBER:S4781A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the election law, in relation to requiring that all printed
political
campaign mailing pieces include a message about recycling the printed
materials

PURPOSE:

Recycling of campaign and political literature.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1. The election law is amended by
adding a new section 3-111 to read as follows:

JUSTIFICATION:

All political literature in New York State, whether
hand-billed or mailed, shall have affixed to it, the NYS-approved
recycling logo signified by three arrows in a triangular
configuration, and the following printed message: "This material is
recyclable. It can, and should, be recycled after use. It shall be
placed in a proper recycling bin or receptacle and properly disposed
of."

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4781--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Elections  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election law, in relation to requiring that all
  printed political campaign mailing  pieces  include  a  message  about
  recycling the printed materials

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new  section  3-111
to read as follows:
  S  3-111.  RECYCLING  OF CAMPAIGN AND POLITICAL LITERATURE.  ALL POLI-
TICAL LITERATURE IN NEW YORK STATE, WHETHER HAND-BILLED OR MAILED, SHALL
HAVE AFFIXED TO IT, THE RECYCLING LOGO SIGNIFIED BY THREE CHASING ARROWS
IN A TRIANGULAR CONFIGURATION, AND THE FOLLOWING PRINTED MESSAGE:  "THIS
MATERIAL IS RECYCLABLE.  PLEASE PROPERLY RECYCLE AFTER USE."
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07494-06-3

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