senate Bill S5817A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the recycling of film plastic

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 signed chap.481
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
May 13, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.169
substituted for s5817a
May 13, 2014 substituted by a191b
Feb 27, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 11, 2014 1st report cal.169
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Oct 09, 2013 print number 5817a
amend and recommit to rules
Jun 17, 2013 referred to rules

Votes

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Feb 11, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S5817A
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2014

Bill Amendments

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S5817 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A191B
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-2701, 27-2703, 27-2705, 27-2707, 27-2709 & 27-2713, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10433

S5817 - Summary

Relates to the recycling of film plastic.

S5817 - Sponsor Memo

S5817 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5817

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  recycling of film plastic

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2  of  section  27-2701  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  added  by  chapter  641  of the laws of 2008, is
amended and a new subdivision 7 is added to read as follows:
  2. "Manufacturer" means the producer of a plastic carryout bag OR FILM
PLASTIC sold to a store or the manufacturer's agent or broker  who  sold
the plastic carryout bag OR FILM PLASTIC to the store.
  7.  "FILM PLASTIC" MEANS UNCONTAMINATED NON-RIGID FILM PLASTIC PACKAG-
ING PRODUCTS COMPOSED OF PLASTIC RESINS,  WHICH  INCLUDE,  BUT  ARE  NOT
LIMITED TO, NEWSPAPER BAGS, DRY CLEANING BAGS AND SHRINK-WRAP.
  S  2.  Subdivision 1 of section 27-2703 of the environmental conserva-
tion law, as added by chapter 641 of the laws of  2008,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  1.  The  operator  of  a  store  shall establish an at-store recycling
program pursuant to the provisions of this title that provides an oppor-
tunity for a customer of the store to return to the store clean  plastic
carryout bags AND FILM PLASTIC.
  S  3.  Subdivisions 2, 3 and 4 of section 27-2705 of the environmental
conservation law, as added by chapter 641  of  the  laws  of  2008,  are
amended to read as follows:
  2.  a  [plastic  carryout  bag] collection bin that is visible, easily
accessible to the consumer, and clearly marked that the  collection  bin
is  available for the purpose of collecting and recycling plastic carry-
out bags AND FILM PLASTIC.  This subdivision shall apply to  stores  not
within  an  enclosed shopping mall and stores of at least fifty thousand
square feet within an enclosed shopping mall. In the case of an enclosed

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03512-03-3

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S5817A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A191B
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-2701, 27-2703, 27-2705, 27-2707, 27-2709 & 27-2713, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10433

S5817A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the recycling of film plastic.

S5817A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5817A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5817--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  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
  recycling of film plastic

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  27-2701 of the environmental
conservation law, as added by chapter  641  of  the  laws  of  2008,  is
amended and a new subdivision 7 is added to read as follows:
  2. "Manufacturer" means the producer of a plastic carryout bag OR FILM
PLASTIC  sold  to a store or the manufacturer's agent or broker who sold
the plastic carryout bag OR FILM PLASTIC to the store.
  7. "FILM PLASTIC" MEANS UNCONTAMINATED NON-RIGID FILM PLASTIC  PACKAG-
ING  PRODUCTS  COMPOSED  OF  PLASTIC  RESINS, WHICH INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT
LIMITED TO, NEWSPAPER BAGS, DRY CLEANING BAGS AND SHRINK-WRAP.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 27-2703 of the  environmental  conserva-
tion  law,  as  added  by chapter 641 of the laws of 2008, is amended to
read as follows:
  1. The operator of a  store  shall  establish  an  at-store  recycling
program pursuant to the provisions of this title that provides an oppor-
tunity  for a customer of the store to return to the store clean plastic
carryout bags AND FILM PLASTIC.
  S 3. Subdivisions 2, 3 and 4 of section 27-2705 of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  added  by  chapter  641 of the laws of 2008, are
amended to read as follows:
  2. a [plastic carryout bag] collection bin  that  is  visible,  easily
accessible  to  the consumer, and clearly marked that the collection bin
is available for the purpose of collecting and recycling plastic  carry-
out  bags  AND FILM PLASTIC.  This subdivision shall apply to stores not

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03512-04-3

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