|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 27, 2018||referred to environmental conservation|
assembly Bill A9953
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Jo Anne Simon
Robert C. Carroll
A9953 - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Environmental Conservation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 27 Title 28 §§27-2801 - 27-2806, En Con L; amd §63, ABC L; amd §92-s, St Fin L
A9953 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9953 I N A S S E M B L Y February 27, 2018 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, the alcoholic bever- age control law and the state finance law, in relation to establishing guidelines for carryout bag waste reduction THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new title 28 to read as follows: TITLE 28 CARRYOUT BAG WASTE REDUCTION SECTION 27-2801. DEFINITIONS. 27-2802. CHARGES. 27-2803. ADDITIONAL OBLIGATIONS FOR STORES. 27-2804. DEPOSIT AND DISPOSITION OF FEES. 27-2805. VIOLATIONS. 27-2806. PREEMPTION OF LOCAL LAW. S 27-2801. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE: 1. "CARRYOUT BAG" MEANS A BAG MADE OF PLASTIC, PAPER, OR OTHER MATERI- AL THAT IS INTENDED FOR THE PURPOSE OF CARRYING PURCHASED ITEMS AND IS PROVIDED BY A STORE TO A CUSTOMER AT THE POINT OF SALE AND THAT IS NOT A REUSABLE GROCERY BAG; 2. "EXEMPT BAG" MEANS A BAG INTENDED TO DIRECTLY CONTAIN FOOD, INCLUD- ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO SANDWICH BAGS, HANDLELESS PRODUCE BAGS AND BAGS PROVIDED BY A PHARMACY TO CARRY PRESCRIPTION DRUGS; 3. "STORE" MEANS A GENERAL VENDOR, OR A RETAIL OR WHOLESALE ESTABLISH- MENT ENGAGED IN THE SALE OF PERSONAL, CONSUMER OR HOUSEHOLD ITEMS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DRUG STORES, PHARMACIES, GROCERY STORES, SUPERMARKETS, CONVENIENCE FOOD STORES OR FOODMARTS THAT PROVIDE CARRYOUT BAGS TO CONSUMERS IN WHICH TO PLACE ITEMS PURCHASED OR OBTAINED AT SUCH ESTABLISHMENTS. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS, MOBILE FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS, OR EMERGENCY FOOD PROVIDERS OR 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATIONS; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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