senate Bill S3029A

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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 02, 2012 print number 3029a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 07, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

Co-Sponsors

S3029 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1241A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0709, En Con L; amd §120-aa, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7130, A1319

S3029 - 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.

S3029 - Sponsor Memo

S3029 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3029

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 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  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.
  F. "TRANSPORTER" MEANS ANY PERSON OR ENTITY ENGAGED  IN  THE  OFF-SITE
TRANSPORTATION OF SOLID WASTE BY AIR, RAIL, HIGHWAY, OR WATER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04842-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S3029A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1241A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0709, En Con L; amd §120-aa, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7130, A1319

S3029A (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.

S3029A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3029A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3029--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRISANTI, DUANE, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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
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

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