senate Bill S4158

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a moratorium on the adoption or implementation of any local law, ordinance, rule or regulation related to charging a fee for carryout merchandise bags or a fee of similar effect

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 14, 2017 approval memo.1
signed chap.7
Feb 07, 2017 delivered to governor
returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.20
substituted for a4883
Feb 06, 2017 referred to cities
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.148
Feb 03, 2017 referred to rules

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S4158 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4883
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation

S4158 - Summary

Relates to establishing a moratorium on the adoption or implementation of any local law, ordinance, rule or regulation in a city with a population of one million or more related to charging a fee for carryout merchandise bags or a fee of similar effect.

S4158 - Sponsor Memo

S4158 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4158

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FELDER,  GOLDEN, SAVINO, AVELLA -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Rules

AN  ACT  to  establish a moratorium on the adoption or implementation of
  any local law, ordinance, rule or regulation relating  to  charging  a
  fee  for  carryout  merchandise  bags  or a fee of similar effect; 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.  There  is hereby established a moratorium on the adoption
and/or implementation of any local law or  ordinance,  or  any  rule  or
regulation,  by a city with a population of one million or more, related
to charging a fee for carryout merchandise bags ("carryout bags")  or  a
fee of similar effect.
  S  2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to be
in full force and effect on and after February 15, 2017 and shall expire
and be deemed repealed two hundred and seventy days after  the  adoption
of a local law which re-authorizes, modifies or repeals local law number
63  of  the  city of New York for the year 2016, as amended by local law
number 81 of the city of New York for the year 2016, for the charging of
a fee on customers for carryout bags, which re-authorization,  modifica-
tion  or  repeal  must  be passed by the council of the city of New York
during the term commencing January 1, 2018 and terminating December  31,
2021,  or  any  term  commencing  thereafter. The mayor of a city with a
population of one million or more  shall  notify  the  legislative  bill
drafting  commission  upon  the adoption of such local law in order that
the commission may maintain an accurate and timely effective  data  base
of the official text of the laws of the state of New York in furtherance
of  effectuating the provisions of section 44 of the legislative law and
section 70-b of the public officers law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09304-06-7

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