|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 11, 2017||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S2039
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2039 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2039 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2039 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the environmental conservation law and the general municipal law, in relation to disposal and source separation of recyclable materials PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : This bill clarifies the obligations of waste haulers regarding the handling of recyclable materials and specifies the materials which are to be separated for recycling. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : § 1 of the bill adds a new section 27-0709 to the Environmental Conservation Law to prohibit private and municipal waste haulers from delivering recyclable materials to landfills or incinerators. §2 of the bill amends paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 2 of section 120-aa of the General Municipal Law to specify which materials must at a minimum be separated for recycling pursuant to a local recycling law. § 3 of the bill contains a severability clause. EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER :
S2039 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2039 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed 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: § 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 [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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