assembly Bill A1013

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to food service waste reduction

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Jun 15, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.365
rules report cal.365
reported
Jun 08, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 10, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A1013 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4168
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 28 §§27-2801 - 27-2805, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A428, S2832
2011-2012: A2097, S431
2013-2014: A4973, S3419
2015-2016: A5743, S2493
2019-2020: A4603, S3069

A1013 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to food service waste reduction; prohibits the use of polystyrene foam by contractors and lessees who deal with the state through state and municipal contracts.

A1013 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1013

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH, PAULIN, TITONE, LUPARDO, COLTON, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT,  GALEF,  ROSENTHAL, OTIS, ABINANTI, ROZIC, FAHY -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A.  COOK, DINOWITZ, FARRELL, GLICK,  HOOPER,  PERRY,
  THIELE  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to  food
  service waste reduction

  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 "food service waste reduction act".
  §  2.  Article  27 of the environmental conservation law is amended by
adding a new title 28 to read as follows:

                                TITLE 28
                       FOOD SERVICE WASTE REDUCTION

SECTION 27-2801. DEFINITIONS.
        27-2803. REQUIRED  COMPOSTABLE  OR  RECYCLABLE  DISPOSABLE  FOOD
                   SERVICE WARE.
        27-2805. POWERS OF MUNICIPALITIES.

§ 27-2801. DEFINITIONS.
  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "AFFORDABLE" MEANS PURCHASABLE FOR NOT MORE  THAN  FIFTEEN  PERCENT
MORE  THAN  THE  PURCHASE  COST OF THE NON-COMPOSTABLE OR NON-RECYCLABLE
ALTERNATIVE.
  2.  "AGENCY" MEANS ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, AGENCY, BOARD, PUBLIC BENEFIT
CORPORATION, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, OR COMMISSION.
  3.  "COMPOSTABLE" MEANS ALL THE MATERIALS IN THE  PRODUCT  OR  PACKAGE
WILL  (A)  UNDERGO DEGRADATION BY BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES DURING COMPOSTING
TO YIELD CARBON DIOXIDE, WATER, INORGANIC COMPOUNDS, AND  BIOMASS  AT  A
RATE  CONSISTENT WITH OTHER KNOWN COMPOSTABLE MATERIALS AND (B) LEAVE NO