senate Bill S929

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires cities with a population of one million or more to collect discarded recyclable materials at city parks, playgrounds, historic sites and other facilities

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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S929 - Details

Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add §20-h, Gen City L; amd §54-0701, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1917
2009-2010: S5574

S929 - Summary

Requires cities with a population of one million or more to collect discarded recyclable materials at city parks, playgrounds, historic sites and other recreational facilities; requires the posting of signs on facilities without trash receptacles stating that trash must be retained until you reach a trash can; provides state assistance for such programs.

S929 - Sponsor Memo

S929 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   929

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general city  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  collection  of  recyclable  materials  at parks, playgrounds, historic
  sites and other recreational facilities in cities with a population of
  one million or more; and to amend the environmental conservation  law,
  in relation to providing state assistance therefor to municipalities

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

  Section 1.  The general city law is amended by adding  a  new  section
20-h to read as follows:
  S  20-H. COLLECTION OF RECYCLABLE  MATERIALS; CERTAIN CITIES. 1. EVERY
CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION  OR  MORE  SHALL  ESTABLISH  AND
IMPLEMENT  A PROGRAM FOR THE COLLECTION OF RECYCLABLE MATERIALS THAT ARE
DISCARDED IN CITY PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS, HISTORIC SITES  AND  OTHER  RECRE-
ATIONAL  FACILITIES. SUCH RECYCLABLE MATERIALS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE
LIMITED TO, METAL, PLASTIC, GLASS AND PAPER. IN EACH  SUCH  PARK,  PLAY-
GROUND,  HISTORIC  SITE  AND OTHER RECREATIONAL FACILITY SUCH CITY SHALL
INSTALL BINS FOR  THE  COLLECTION  OF  RECYCLABLE  MATERIALS.  THE  CITY
DEPARTMENT  OF  SANITATION  SHALL  REGULARLY COLLECT AND PROVIDE FOR THE
RECYCLING OF THE RECYCLABLE MATERIALS COLLECTED.
  2. THE CITY SHALL POST SIGNS IN THOSE PORTIONS OF  CITY  PARKS,  PLAY-
GROUNDS,  HISTORIC SITES AND OTHER RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, WHICH DO NOT
HAVE TRASH RECEPTACLES, STATING "PLEASE  TAKE  ANY  TRASH  YOU  GENERATE
WHILE  UPON  THIS  FACILITY WITH YOU FOR DISPOSAL WHEN YOU REACH A TRASH
RECEPTACLE."
  3. EVERY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE WHICH  ESTAB-
LISHES  AND IMPLEMENTS A RECYCLABLES RECOVERY PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
VISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR STATE  ASSIST-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00535-01-3

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