senate Bill S3497A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the purchase of certain items as scrap

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2012 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 18, 2012 1st report cal.70
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2011 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 3497a
May 16, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2011 1st report cal.586
Feb 23, 2011 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jan 18, 2012 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S3497A
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jan 18, 2012

aye wr (2)

May 10, 2011 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S3497
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 10, 2011

aye wr (1)

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S3497 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§69-e, 69-g & 69-i, add §§69-h & 69-j, Gen Bus L

S3497 - Summary

Prohibits the sale or purchase of certain items as scrap; street signs, funeral markers, government entity, utility, cemetery or railroad items; preempts local laws.

S3497 - Sponsor Memo

S3497 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3497

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
  sale or purchase of certain items as scrap

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

  Section 1. Section 69-e of the general business law, as added by chap-
ter 431 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  S  69-e.  Definitions. 1. "Scrap metal processing facility" shall mean
an establishment engaged primarily in the purchase, processing and ship-
ment of ferrous and/or non-ferrous scrap, the end product  of  which  is
the  production  of raw material for remelting purposes for steel mills,
[foundaries] FOUNDRIES, smelters, refiners, and similar users.
  2. "Scrap processor" shall mean any person,  association,  partnership
or  corporation  operating  and  maintaining  a  "scrap metal processing
facility".
  3. "GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTIFICATION"  MEANS  ANY  CURRENT  AND  VALID
OFFICIAL  FORM  OF IDENTIFICATION ISSUED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA, A STATE, TERRITORY, PROTECTORATE,  OR  DEPENDENCY  OF
THE  UNITED  STATES  OF  AMERICA,  A COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY OR SUBDIVISION
THEREOF, ANY PUBLIC AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT THEREOF, OR ANY PUBLIC  EMPLOY-
ER,  WHICH REQUIRES AND BEARS THE SIGNATURE AND PHOTOGRAPH OF THE PERSON
TO WHOM IT IS ISSUED.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 69-g of the  general  business  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  302  of  the  laws  of 2007, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. Such scrap processor shall record [(i) each purchase of any pig  or
pigs  of  metal,  bronze  or  brass castings or parts thereof, sprues or
gates or parts thereof, utility wire or brass car journals, or of  metal
beer  kegs,  and  (ii)]  each  purchase  of [iron, steel] FERROUS and/or
nonferrous scrap [for a price of fifty dollars or  more,]  and  preserve

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09055-02-1

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S3497A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§69-e, 69-g & 69-i, add §§69-h & 69-j, Gen Bus L

S3497A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale or purchase of certain items as scrap; street signs, funeral markers, government entity, utility, cemetery or railroad items; preempts local laws.

S3497A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3497A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3497--A
    Cal. No. 586

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on Consumer
  Protection -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
  purchase of certain items as scrap

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

  Section 1. Section 69-e of the general business law, as added by chap-
ter 431 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  S 69-e. Definitions. 1. "Scrap metal processing facility"  shall  mean
an establishment engaged primarily in the purchase, processing and ship-
ment  of  ferrous  and/or non-ferrous scrap, the end product of which is
the production of raw material for remelting purposes for  steel  mills,
[foundaries] FOUNDRIES, smelters, refiners, and similar users.
  2.  "Scrap  processor" shall mean any person, association, partnership
or corporation operating  and  maintaining  a  "scrap  metal  processing
facility".
  3.  "GOVERNMENT  ISSUED  IDENTIFICATION"  MEANS  ANY CURRENT AND VALID
OFFICIAL FORM OF IDENTIFICATION ISSUED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF  THE  UNITED
STATES  OF  AMERICA,  A STATE, TERRITORY, PROTECTORATE, OR DEPENDENCY OF
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,  A  COUNTY,  MUNICIPALITY  OR  SUBDIVISION
THEREOF,  ANY PUBLIC AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT THEREOF, OR ANY PUBLIC EMPLOY-
ER, WHICH REQUIRES AND BEARS THE SIGNATURE AND PHOTOGRAPH OF THE  PERSON
TO WHOM IT IS ISSUED.
  S  2.  Subdivision  1  of section 69-g of the general business law, as
amended by chapter 302 of the laws  of  2007,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Such scrap processor shall record [(i) each purchase of any pig or
pigs of metal, bronze or brass castings  or  parts  thereof,  sprues  or
gates  or parts thereof, utility wire or brass car journals, or of metal
beer kegs, and (ii)] each  purchase  of  [iron,  steel]  FERROUS  and/or
nonferrous  scrap  [for  a price of fifty dollars or more,] and preserve

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