|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 17, 2016||referred to environmental conservation|
assembly Bill A10209
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A10209 (ACTIVE) - Details
A10209 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 10209 I N A S S E M B L Y May 17, 2016 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to enacting the "solar panel collection act"; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof 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 "solar panel collection act". S 2. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new title 31 to read as follows: TITLE 31 SOLAR PANEL COLLECTION ACT SECTION 27-3101. DEFINITIONS. 27-3103. SOLAR PANEL COLLECTION. 27-3105. SOLAR PANEL WHOLESALER AND RETAILER REQUIREMENTS. 27-3107. DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES. 27-3109. DISPOSAL PROHIBITION. S 27-3101. DEFINITIONS. 1. "COLLECTION PROGRAM" MEANS A SYSTEM FOR THE COLLECTION, TRANSPORTA- TION, RECYCLING, AND DISPOSAL OF OUT-OF-SERVICE SOLAR PANELS THAT IS FINANCED AND MANAGED OR PROVIDED BY A SOLAR PANEL MANUFACTURER INDIVID- UALLY OR COLLECTIVELY WITH OTHER SOLAR PANEL MANUFACTURERS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION. 2. "OUT-OF-SERVICE SOLAR PANEL" MEANS A SOLAR PANEL THAT IS REMOVED, REPLACED OR OTHERWISE TAKEN OUT OF SERVICE. 3. "QUALIFIED CONTRACTOR" MEANS A PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF INSTALLATION, SERVICE OR REMOVAL OF SOLAR PANELS WHO EMPLOYS SEVEN OR MORE SERVICE TECHNICIANS OR INSTALLERS. 4. "QUALIFIED LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES" MEANS ANY MUNICIPAL CORPO- RATION OR PLANNING UNIT AS DEFINED IN SECTION 27-0107 OF THIS ARTICLE, OR COUNTY DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH. 5. "SOLAR PANEL" MEANS A BANK OF SOLAR CELLS THAT, WHEN EXPOSED TO RADIATION FROM THE SUN, CAN GENERATE HEATING OR ELECTRICITY. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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