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