assembly Bill A4624A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for source separation and disposal of recyclable materials and requires municipalities to adopt local laws providing therefor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.766
May 24, 2016 reported
May 04, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 12, 2016 print number 4624a
Apr 12, 2016 amend and recommit to codes
Apr 11, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
Apr 23, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.198
Apr 22, 2015 reported
Mar 24, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 17, 2015 reported referred to codes
Feb 05, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

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A4624 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5404
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0709, En Con L; amd §120-aa, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1319, S7130
2011-2012: A1241, S3029
2013-2014: A3754, S719
2017-2018: S2039

A4624 - Summary

Provides for source separation and disposal of recyclable materials and requires municipalities to adopt local laws providing therefor; prohibits transporters from commingling recyclables with other materials; prohibits incinerators and landfills from accepting recyclables.

A4624 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4624

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 5, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT, SCHIMEL, LUPARDO, ROSENTHAL,
  ABINANTI,  KEARNS, WEPRIN, MOSLEY, FAHY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. CLARK, DINOWITZ, FARRELL, GALEF, ORTIZ,  PERRY  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law and the general
  municipal law, in  relation  to  disposal  and  source  separation  of
  recyclable materials

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

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 27-0709 to read as follows:
S 27-0709. DISPOSAL OF SOURCE SEPARATED RECYCLABLES.
  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A.  "INCINERATOR"  SHALL  HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  B. "LANDFILL" SHALL HAVE THE  SAME  MEANING  AS  PROVIDED  IN  SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  C. "LOCAL RECYCLING LAW" MEANS A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE ADOPTED PURSU-
ANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-AA OF THE GENERAL
MUNICIPAL LAW.
  D. "RECYCLABLE MATERIALS" MEANS RECYCLABLE COMPONENTS OF  SOLID  WASTE
WHICH  HAVE  BEEN  SEPARATED  FROM  OTHER SOLID WASTE AS REQUIRED BY THE
LOCAL RECYCLING LAW ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED TWENTY-AA OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW.
  E. "TRANSFER STATION" MEANS A SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY, WHETHER
OWNED  OR  OPERATED BY A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC ENTITY, OTHER THAN A RECYCLA-
BLES  HANDLING  AND  RECOVERY  FACILITY,  USED  OIL   FACILITY,   OR   A
CONSTRUCTION  AND  DEMOLITION  DEBRIS  PROCESSING  FACILITY, WHERE SOLID
WASTE IS RECEIVED FOR THE PURPOSE  OF  SUBSEQUENT  TRANSFER  TO  ANOTHER
SOLID  WASTE  MANAGEMENT  FACILITY  FOR  PROCESSING, TREATING, DISPOSAL,
RECOVERY, OR FURTHER TRANSFER.
  F. "TRANSPORTER" MEANS ANY PERSON OR ENTITY ENGAGED  IN  THE  OFF-SITE
TRANSPORTATION OF SOLID WASTE BY AIR, RAIL, HIGHWAY, OR WATER.

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

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A4624A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5404
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0709, En Con L; amd §120-aa, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1319, S7130
2011-2012: A1241, S3029
2013-2014: A3754, S719
2017-2018: S2039

A4624A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for source separation and disposal of recyclable materials and requires municipalities to adopt local laws providing therefor; prohibits transporters from commingling recyclables with other materials; prohibits incinerators and landfills from accepting recyclables.

A4624A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4624--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 5, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT, SCHIMEL, LUPARDO, ROSENTHAL,
  ABINANTI,  KEARNS,  WEPRIN,  MOSLEY,  FAHY,  LINARES,  STIRPE,  BLAKE,
  ARROYO, SEAWRIGHT, OTIS, GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.
  COOK, DINOWITZ, FARRELL, GALEF, GLICK, ORTIZ, PERRY, RIVERA, ROBINSON,
  SIMON,  WALKER  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation  in  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- reported
  and referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law  and  the  general
  municipal  law,  in  relation  to  disposal  and  source separation of
  recyclable materials

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 27-0709 to read as follows:
S 27-0709. DISPOSAL OF SOURCE SEPARATED RECYCLABLES.
  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A. "INCINERATOR" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS  PROVIDED  IN  SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  B.  "LANDFILL"  SHALL  HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING AS PROVIDED IN SECTION
72-0401 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  C. "LOCAL RECYCLING LAW" MEANS A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE ADOPTED PURSU-
ANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-AA  OF  THE  GENERAL
MUNICIPAL LAW.
  D.  "RECYCLABLE  MATERIALS" MEANS RECYCLABLE COMPONENTS OF SOLID WASTE
WHICH HAVE BEEN SEPARATED FROM OTHER SOLID  WASTE  AS  REQUIRED  BY  THE
LOCAL  RECYCLING  LAW ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION ONE
HUNDRED TWENTY-AA OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01405-03-6