assembly Bill A1241A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for source separation and disposal of recyclable materials and requires municipalities to adopt local laws providing therefor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 25, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 01, 2012 amended on third reading 1241a
Jan 04, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.65
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 02, 2011 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 28, 2011 advanced to third reading cal.196
Apr 11, 2011 reported
Mar 22, 2011 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 15, 2011 reported referred to codes
Jan 05, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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A1241 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3029
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0709, En Con L; amd §120-aa, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1319, S7130
2013-2014: A3754, S719
2015-2016: A4624, S5404
2017-2018: S2039

A1241 - Summary

Provides for source separation and disposal of recyclable materials and requires municipalities to adopt local laws providing therefor; prohibits transporters from commingling recyclables with other materials; prohibits incinerators and landfills from accepting recyclables.

A1241 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1241

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT, SCHIMEL, LUPARDO, ROSENTHAL,
  LIFTON  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. BOYLAND, CLARK, DINOWITZ,
  GALEF, LATIMER, McENENY, WEINSTEIN -- read once and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law and the general
  municipal law, in  relation  to  disposal  and  source  separation  of
  recyclable materials

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

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 27-0709 to read as follows:
S 27-0709. DISPOSAL OF SOURCE SEPARATED RECYCLABLES.
  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A.  "INCINERATOR"  SHALL  HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  B. "LANDFILL" SHALL HAVE THE  SAME  MEANING  AS  PROVIDED  IN  SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  C. "LOCAL RECYCLING LAW" MEANS A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE ADOPTED PURSU-
ANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-AA OF THE GENERAL
MUNICIPAL LAW.
  D. "RECYCLABLE MATERIALS" MEANS RECYCLABLE COMPONENTS OF  SOLID  WASTE
WHICH  HAVE  BEEN  SEPARATED  FROM OTHER SOLID WASTE PURSUANT TO A LOCAL
RECYCLING LAW.
  E. "TRANSFER STATION" MEANS A SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY, WHETHER
OWNED OR OPERATED BY A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC ENTITY, OTHER THAN  A  RECYCLA-
BLES   HANDLING   AND   RECOVERY  FACILITY,  USED  OIL  FACILITY,  OR  A
CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION  DEBRIS  PROCESSING  FACILITY,  WHERE  SOLID
WASTE  IS  RECEIVED  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF SUBSEQUENT TRANSFER TO ANOTHER
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT  FACILITY  FOR  PROCESSING,  TREATING,  DISPOSAL,
RECOVERY, OR FURTHER TRANSFER.

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

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A1241A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3029
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0709, En Con L; amd §120-aa, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1319, S7130
2013-2014: A3754, S719
2015-2016: A4624, S5404
2017-2018: S2039

A1241A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for source separation and disposal of recyclable materials and requires municipalities to adopt local laws providing therefor; prohibits transporters from commingling recyclables with other materials; prohibits incinerators and landfills from accepting recyclables.

A1241A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1241--A
                                                         Cal. No. 65

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT, SCHIMEL, LUPARDO, ROSENTHAL,
  LIFTON,  P. RIVERA, JACOBS, ABINANTI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  BOYLAND, CASTELLI, CLARK, DINOWITZ, FARRELL, GALEF, LATIMER,  McENENY,
  ORTIZ,  WEINSTEIN  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Envi-
  ronmental Conservation -- advanced to a  third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law and the general
  municipal law, in  relation  to  disposal  and  source  separation  of
  recyclable materials

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

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 27-0709 to read as follows:
S 27-0709. DISPOSAL OF SOURCE SEPARATED RECYCLABLES.
  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A.  "INCINERATOR"  SHALL  HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  B. "LANDFILL" SHALL HAVE THE  SAME  MEANING  AS  PROVIDED  IN  SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  C. "LOCAL RECYCLING LAW" MEANS A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE ADOPTED PURSU-
ANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-AA OF THE GENERAL
MUNICIPAL LAW.
  D. "RECYCLABLE MATERIALS" MEANS RECYCLABLE COMPONENTS OF  SOLID  WASTE
WHICH  HAVE  BEEN  SEPARATED  FROM  OTHER SOLID WASTE AS REQUIRED BY THE
LOCAL RECYCLING LAW ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED TWENTY-AA OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW.
  E. "TRANSFER STATION" MEANS A SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY, WHETHER
OWNED  OR  OPERATED BY A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC ENTITY, OTHER THAN A RECYCLA-
BLES  HANDLING  AND  RECOVERY  FACILITY,  USED  OIL   FACILITY,   OR   A
CONSTRUCTION  AND  DEMOLITION  DEBRIS  PROCESSING  FACILITY, WHERE SOLID

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets