senate Bill S3419A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to food service waste reduction

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Mar 05, 2013 print number 3419a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 01, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Bill Amendments

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S3419 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4973A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 28 §§27-2801 - 27-2805, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S431, A2097
2009-2010: S2832A, A428A

S3419 - Summary

Relates to food service waste reduction; prohibits the use of polystyrene foam by contractors and lessees who deal with the state through state and municipal contracts.

S3419 - Sponsor Memo

S3419 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3419

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, SQUADRON -- 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  food
  service waste reduction

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "food service waste reduction act".
  S  2.  Article  27 of the environmental conservation law is amended by
adding a new title 28 to read as follows:

                                TITLE 28
                       FOOD SERVICE WASTE REDUCTION

SECTION 27-2801. DEFINITIONS.
        27-2803. REQUIRED  COMPOSTABLE  OR  RECYCLABLE  DISPOSABLE  FOOD
                   SERVICE WARE.
        27-2805. POWERS OF MUNICIPALITIES.

S 27-2801. DEFINITIONS.
  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "AFFORDABLE" MEANS PURCHASABLE FOR NOT MORE  THAN  FIFTEEN  PERCENT
MORE  THAN  THE  PURCHASE  COST OF THE NON-COMPOSTABLE OR NON-RECYCLABLE
ALTERNATIVE.
  2.  "AGENCY" MEANS ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, AGENCY, BOARD, PUBLIC BENEFIT
CORPORATION, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, OR COMMISSION.
  3.  "COMPOSTABLE" MEANS ALL THE MATERIALS IN THE  PRODUCT  OR  PACKAGE
WILL  (A)  UNDERGO DEGRADATION BY BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES DURING COMPOSTING
TO YIELD CARBON DIOXIDE, WATER, INORGANIC COMPOUNDS, AND  BIOMASS  AT  A
RATE  CONSISTENT WITH OTHER KNOWN COMPOSTABLE MATERIALS AND (B) LEAVE NO
VISIBLE, DISTINGUISHABLE OR TOXIC RESIDUE, INCLUDING NO  ADVERSE  IMPACT

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

Co-Sponsors

S3419A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4973A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 28 §§27-2801 - 27-2805, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S431, A2097
2009-2010: S2832A, A428A

S3419A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to food service waste reduction; prohibits the use of polystyrene foam by contractors and lessees who deal with the state through state and municipal contracts.

S3419A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3419A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3419--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to food
  service waste reduction

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "food service waste reduction act".
  S 2. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law  is  amended  by
adding a new title 28 to read as follows:

                                TITLE 28
                       FOOD SERVICE WASTE REDUCTION

SECTION 27-2801. DEFINITIONS.
        27-2803. REQUIRED  COMPOSTABLE  OR  RECYCLABLE  DISPOSABLE  FOOD
                   SERVICE WARE.
        27-2805. POWERS OF MUNICIPALITIES.

S 27-2801. DEFINITIONS.
  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "AFFORDABLE"  MEANS  PURCHASABLE FOR NOT MORE THAN FIFTEEN PERCENT
MORE THAN THE PURCHASE COST OF  THE  NON-COMPOSTABLE  OR  NON-RECYCLABLE
ALTERNATIVE.
  2.  "AGENCY" MEANS ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, AGENCY, BOARD, PUBLIC BENEFIT
CORPORATION, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, OR COMMISSION.
  3.    "COMPOSTABLE"  MEANS ALL THE MATERIALS IN THE PRODUCT OR PACKAGE
WILL (A) UNDERGO DEGRADATION BY BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES  DURING  COMPOSTING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01237-02-3

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