assembly Bill A11261

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to rechargeable battery recycling

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Jul 25, 2018 referred to environmental conservation

A11261 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7142
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-1807, 27-1809 & 27-1811, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9529
2013-2014: A80
2015-2016: A5851
2019-2020: A4559, S2331

A11261 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to rechargeable battery recycling; allows a city with a population of one million or more to enforce through its own agencies.

A11261 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  11261

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              July 25, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Rozic) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  rechargeable battery recycling

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

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 2  of  section  27-1807  of  the
environmental  conservation  law, as added by chapter 562 of the laws of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  b. Submittance  to  the  department  of  annual  reports,  on  a  form
prescribed  by  the  department,  concerning  the amount of rechargeable
batteries received within the state and recycled either by number or  by
weight; the costs of such efforts; and any other relevant information as
required  by  the department.   SUCH REPORTS SHALL INCLUDE THE WEIGHT OF
RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES RECEIVED WITHIN A CITY WITH A POPULATION  OF  ONE
MILLION OR MORE.
  §  2. Section 27-1809 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. IN ADDITION TO ANY ENFORCEMENT OF THIS TITLE  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER
PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  FOUR  OF THIS SECTION, IN A CITY WITH A POPU-
LATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, THE PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  27-1805  AND
SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF SECTION 27-1807 OF THIS TITLE MAY BE ENFORCED BY AN
AGENCY OR AGENCIES DESIGNATED BY THE MAYOR OF SUCH CITY.  ANY NOTICE  OF
VIOLATION  ISSUED  BY  AN  AGENCY  DESIGNATED  BY THE MAYOR OF SUCH CITY
CHARGING A VIOLATION OF SECTION 27-1805 AND SUBDIVISION ONE  OF  SECTION
27-1807  OF  THIS TITLE SHALL BE RETURNABLE TO THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRA-
TIVE TRIALS AND HEARINGS OF SUCH CITY.  SUCH  OFFICE  OF  ADMINISTRATIVE
TRIALS  AND  HEARINGS SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO IMPOSE THE CIVIL PENALTIES
SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISIONS ONE, TWO AND THREE OF THIS SECTION. ALL  CIVIL
PENALTIES  COLLECTED  FOR  ANY  VIOLATION  OF  THIS TITLE THAT HAVE BEEN
IMPOSED BY THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE TRIALS AND HEARINGS OF SUCH CITY
SHALL BE PAID INTO THE GENERAL FUND OF SUCH CITY.
  § 3. Section 27-1811 of the environmental conservation law,  as  added
by chapter 562 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:

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

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