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
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered
printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the state finance
law, in relation to the collection of drink containers for recycling
on state property
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 27-0717 of the environmental
conservation law is amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as
(E) COOPERATE WITH AND ADVISE OTHER STATE AGENCIES IN IMPLEMENTING
PARAGRAPH F OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE OF
THE STATE FINANCE LAW TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE AND FULL COLLECTION OF
RECYCLABLE MATERIAL ON STATE PROPERTY.
S 2. Paragraph f of subdivision 3 of section 165 of the state finance
law, as amended by chapter 95 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
f. Each state agency shall devise and institute a program to source
separate all other waste generated within state office facilities that
is not covered by paragraph e of this subdivision. Such program shall
include marketing arrangements and appropriate procedures to ensure the
maximum recovery of such waste. THE STATE SHALL ENSURE FOR EVERY FOUR
WASTE RECEPTACLES THE AVAILABILITY OF AT LEAST ONE RECEPTACLE FOR THE
COLLECTION OF DRINK CONTAINERS TO PROMOTE RECYCLING AND MAXIMUM RECOV-
ERY. THE TERM "DRINK CONTAINER" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL GLASS, METAL,
STEEL, OR PLASTIC BOTTLE, CAN OR JAR USED FOR CONTAINING UP TO ONE
GALLON OF A DRINK.
S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.