senate Bill S871A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of expanded polystyrene loosefill packaging

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Dec 18, 2013 print number 871a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S871 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 29 §27-2901, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4057A

S871 - Summary

Phases out expanded polystyrene loosefill packaging that does not contain recycled material.

S871 - Sponsor Memo

S871 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   871

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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
  polystyrene loosefill packaging material

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

  Section 1. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 29 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 29
                POLYSTYRENE LOOSEFILL PACKAGING MATERIAL
SECTION 27-2901. POLYSTYRENE LOOSEFILL PACKAGING MATERIAL.
S 27-2901. POLYSTYRENE LOOSEFILL PACKAGING MATERIAL.
  1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE,  THE  FOLLOWING  DEFINITIONS  SHALL
APPLY:
  (A) "MANUFACTURER" MEANS A PERSON WHO MANUFACTURES LOOSEFILL PACKAGING
MATERIAL COMPOSED OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE.
  (B)  "RECYCLED MATERIAL" MEANS MATERIAL FROM ANY OF THE FOLLOWING THAT
HAS BEEN DIVERTED FROM LANDFILL DISPOSAL INCLUDING:
  (I) MATERIAL DERIVED FROM A  FINISHED  POLYSTYRENE  PRODUCT  THAT  HAS
COMPLETED ITS INTENDED END USE AND PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE.
  (II)  MATERIAL DERIVED FROM A BLEMISHED, FLAWED, OR OTHERWISE UNUSABLE
FINISHED POLYSTYRENE PRODUCT.
  (III) MATERIAL DERIVED FROM MANUFACTURING AND FABRICATION  SCRAP  FROM
PRODUCTION OF A FINISHED POLYSTYRENE PRODUCT.
  (C)  "WHOLESALER"  MEANS  A  PERSON WHO PURCHASES EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE
LOOSEFILL PACKAGING FOR RESALE IN THIS STATE.
  2. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF  THIS  SECTION,  ON  AND
AFTER  JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN, A WHOLESALER OR MANUFACTURER
SHALL NOT SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE  IN  THIS  STATE  EXPANDED  POLYSTYRENE
LOOSEFILL PACKAGING MATERIAL.

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

S871A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 29 §27-2901, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4057A

S871A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Phases out expanded polystyrene loosefill packaging that does not contain recycled material.

S871A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S871A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 871--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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
  polystyrene loosefill packaging material

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

  Section 1. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 29 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 29
                POLYSTYRENE LOOSEFILL PACKAGING MATERIAL
SECTION 27-2901. POLYSTYRENE LOOSEFILL PACKAGING MATERIAL.
S 27-2901. POLYSTYRENE LOOSEFILL PACKAGING MATERIAL.
  1.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS SHALL
APPLY:
  (A) "MANUFACTURER" MEANS A PERSON WHO MANUFACTURES LOOSEFILL PACKAGING
MATERIAL COMPOSED OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE.
  (B) "RECYCLED MATERIAL" MEANS MATERIAL FROM ANY OF THE FOLLOWING  THAT
HAS BEEN DIVERTED FROM LANDFILL DISPOSAL INCLUDING:
  (I)  MATERIAL  DERIVED  FROM  A  FINISHED POLYSTYRENE PRODUCT THAT HAS
COMPLETED ITS INTENDED END USE AND PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE.
  (II) MATERIAL DERIVED FROM A BLEMISHED, FLAWED, OR OTHERWISE  UNUSABLE
FINISHED POLYSTYRENE PRODUCT.
  (III)  MATERIAL  DERIVED FROM MANUFACTURING AND FABRICATION SCRAP FROM
PRODUCTION OF A FINISHED POLYSTYRENE PRODUCT.
  (C) "WHOLESALER" MEANS A PERSON  WHO  PURCHASES  EXPANDED  POLYSTYRENE
LOOSEFILL PACKAGING FOR RESALE IN THIS STATE.
  2.  EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED  IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION, ON AND
AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, A WHOLESALER OR MANUFACTUR-

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

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