assembly Bill A7757

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "solar panel collection act"

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
May 12, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A7757 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 31 §§27-3101 - 27-3109, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10209

A7757 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "solar panel collection act" to require manufacturers of solar panels to collect such panels when they are taken out of use; requires educational outreach relating thereto; establishes collection goals therefor; requires reporting of collection efforts.

A7757 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7757

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ENGLEBRIGHT, ROSENTHAL, KAVANAGH, FAHY, GOTT-
  FRIED, SEPULVEDA, BUCHWALD -- 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".
  §  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.
§ 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07112-01-7