senate Bill S1107

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires contractors in certain large cities to recycle 50% of the waste generated on construction and demolition sites

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to cities
Jan 05, 2011 referred to cities

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S1107 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A903
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง23-a, Gen City L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5103, A1264

S1107 - Summary

Requires contractors in cities having a population of one million or more to recycle 50% of the waste generated on construction and demolition sites.

S1107 - Sponsor Memo

S1107 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1107

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the general city law, in relation to requiring  contrac-
  tors  in  certain  cities  to recycle construction and demolition site
  waste

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

  Section  1.  Legislative intent. The purpose of this act is to signif-
icantly reduce the amount of waste produced by construction and  demoli-
tion  activities  in  cities  having populations of one million or more.
There are  many  opportunities  to  reduce  or  recycle  materials  from
construction  and  demolition,  including  metals,  cardboard,  drywall,
glass, wood and asphalt. This act is consistent with the goals of  large
cities'  solid waste management plans, complementing other recycling and
recovery programs currently in effect.
  S 2.  The general city law is amended by adding a new section 23-a  to
read as follows:
  S  23-A.    CONSTRUCTION  AND DEMOLITION SITE WASTE RECYCLING; CERTAIN
CITIES. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  A. "CONTRACTOR" MEANS A GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND SHALL ALSO INCLUDE  ANY
SUBCONTRACTOR  ENGAGED  IN THE DEMOLITION OR WRECKING OF A STRUCTURE FOR
WHICH A PERMIT IS REQUIRED.
  B. "CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS"  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE
LIMITED TO, METALS, CARDBOARD, DRYWALL, GLASS, WOOD, CONCRETE, BRICK AND
ASPHALT,  BUT  SHALL  NOT  INCLUDE  ANY MATERIAL THAT IS CONTAMINATED BY
LEAD, ASBESTOS OR ANY OTHER HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SUCH THAT RECYCLING THER-
EOF WOULD BE ILLEGAL OR UNFEASIBLE.
  C. "RECYCLER" MEANS A RECYCLING FACILITY, TRANSFER  STATION  OR  OTHER
SOLID  WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY PERMITTED PURSUANT TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL
CONSERVATION LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04823-01-1

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