senate Bill S2837

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "solar panel collection act"

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2018 amended on third reading 2837b
Jan 16, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 09, 2018 2nd report cal.
amended 2837a
Jan 08, 2018 1st report cal.70
Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 07, 2017 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 01, 2017 advanced to third reading
Feb 28, 2017 2nd report cal.
Feb 14, 2017 1st report cal.265
Jan 17, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jan 8, 2018 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2837
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jan 8, 2018

Feb 14, 2017 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2837
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Feb 14, 2017

Co-Sponsors

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S2837 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7757
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 Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7789, A10209
2019-2020: S942

S2837 - 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.

S2837 - Sponsor Memo

S2837 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2837

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. O'MARA, HOYLMAN, LATIMER, SERRANO -- 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, 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

Co-Sponsors

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S2837A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7757
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 Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7789, A10209
2019-2020: S942

S2837A - 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.

S2837A - Sponsor Memo

S2837A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2837--A
    Cal. No. 70

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  O'MARA,  AVELLA,  BAILEY, BROOKS, FUNKE, HOYLMAN,
  KAMINSKY, KENNEDY, LAVALLE, PHILLIPS, SAVINO, SERRANO, VALESKY -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on Environmental Conservation -- recommitted to the Commit-
  tee on Environmental Conservation in accordance with  Senate  Rule  6,
  sec.  8  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  report, amended on first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of second report

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.

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

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S2837B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7757
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 Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7789, A10209
2019-2020: S942

S2837B (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.

S2837B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2837B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2837--B
    Cal. No. 70

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  O'MARA,  ADDABBO,  AVELLA, BAILEY, BROOKS, FUNKE,
  HOYLMAN, KAMINSKY, KENNEDY, LAVALLE, PHILLIPS, SAVINO, SERRANO,  VALE-
  SKY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be commit-
  ted to the Committee on Environmental Conservation --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee on Environmental Conservation in accordance with Senate
  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee,  ordered  to
  first  report, amended on first report, ordered to a second report and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of  second  report
  --  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retain-
  ing its place in the order of third reading

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  AND  RECYCLING OF OUT-OF-SERVICE SOLAR PANELS THAT IS FINANCED AND
MANAGED OR PROVIDED  BY  A  SOLAR  PANEL  MANUFACTURER  INDIVIDUALLY  OR

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

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