senate Bill S2877A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the number of reverse vending machines required for mandatory acceptance of empty beverage containers

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2011 signed chap.459
Aug 05, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.328
substituted for a5270a
Jun 01, 2011 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 11, 2011 advanced to third reading
Apr 06, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 05, 2011 1st report cal.309
Mar 24, 2011 print number 2877a
amend and recommit to commerce, economic development and small business
Mar 08, 2011 reported and committed to commerce, economic development and small business
Feb 02, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

Co-Sponsors

S2877 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5270A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §27-1007, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8375, A11690

S2877 - Summary

Relates to the number of reverse vending machines required for mandatory acceptance of empty beverage containers.

S2877 - Sponsor Memo

S2877 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2877

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  number  of  reverse vending machines required for mandatory acceptance
  of empty beverage containers

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b) of subdivision 1 of section 27-1007 of the
environmental conservation law, as added by section  4  of  part  SS  of
chapter 59 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  Beginning  March first, two thousand ten, a dealer whose place of
business is part of a chain engaged in the same general field  of  busi-
ness  which operates ten or more units in this state under common owner-
ship and whose business [exceeds] HAS AT  LEAST:    (i)  forty  thousand
[square  feet]  but [is] less than sixty thousand square feet DEVOTED TO
THE DISPLAY OF MERCHANDISE FOR SALE TO  THE  PUBLIC  shall  install  and
maintain  at  least [three] TWO reverse vending machines at the dealer's
place of business; (ii) sixty thousand [square feet] but [is] less  than
eighty-five  thousand  square feet DEVOTED TO THE DISPLAY OF MERCHANDISE
FOR SALE TO THE PUBLIC shall install and maintain at least [four]  THREE
reverse  vending  machines  at  the dealer's place of business; or (iii)
eighty-five thousand square feet DEVOTED TO THE DISPLAY  OF  MERCHANDISE
FOR  SALE TO THE PUBLIC shall install and maintain at least [eight] FOUR
reverse vending machines at the dealer's place of  business[;  provided,
however,  that  the].  THE requirements of this paragraph to install and
maintain reverse vending machines shall not apply to a dealer that:  (I)
sells  only  refrigerated  beverage  containers of twenty ounces or less
where each beverage container is sold as an individual container that is
not connected to or packaged with any  other  beverage  container;  (II)
SELLS  BEVERAGE  CONTAINERS AND DEVOTES NO MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT OF ITS
FLOOR SPACE TO THE DISPLAY AND SALE OF CONSUMER COMMODITIES, AS  DEFINED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09051-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S2877A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5270A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §27-1007, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8375, A11690

S2877A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the number of reverse vending machines required for mandatory acceptance of empty beverage containers.

S2877A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2877A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2877--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRISANTI,  GALLIVAN, MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  -- reported favorably from
  said committee and committed to the Committee  on  Commerce,  Economic
  Development  and Small Business -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  number  of  reverse vending machines required for mandatory acceptance
  of empty beverage containers

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b) of subdivision 1 of section 27-1007 of the
environmental conservation law, as added by section  4  of  part  SS  of
chapter 59 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  Beginning  March first, two thousand ten, a dealer whose place of
business is part of a chain engaged in the same general field  of  busi-
ness  which operates ten or more units in this state under common owner-
ship and whose business [exceeds] HAS AT  LEAST:    (i)  forty  thousand
[square  feet]  but [is] less than sixty thousand square feet DEVOTED TO
THE DISPLAY OF MERCHANDISE FOR SALE TO  THE  PUBLIC  shall  install  and
maintain  at  least [three] TWO reverse vending machines at the dealer's
place of business; (ii) sixty thousand [square feet] but [is] less  than
eighty-five  thousand  square feet DEVOTED TO THE DISPLAY OF MERCHANDISE
FOR SALE TO THE PUBLIC shall install and maintain at least [four]  THREE
reverse  vending  machines  at  the dealer's place of business; or (iii)
eighty-five thousand square feet DEVOTED TO THE DISPLAY  OF  MERCHANDISE
FOR  SALE TO THE PUBLIC shall install and maintain at least [eight] FOUR
reverse vending machines at the dealer's place of  business[;  provided,
however,  that  the].  THE  requirements of [this] paragraph (B) OF THIS
SUBDIVISION to install and maintain reverse vending machines  shall  not
apply  to a dealer that: (I) sells only [refrigerated] beverage contain-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09051-04-1

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