senate Bill S4168

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to food service waste reduction

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 06, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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S4168 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9692
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 28 §§27-2801 - 27-2805, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2832, A428
2011-2012: S431, A2097
2013-2014: S3419, A4973
2015-2016: S2493, A5743
2019-2020: S3069, A4603

S4168 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to food service waste reduction; prohibits the use of polystyrene foam by contractors and lessees who deal with the state through state and municipal contracts.

S4168 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4168 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4168

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  HAMILTON, HOYLMAN, SERRANO, SQUADRON --
  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 food
  service waste reduction

  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 "food service waste reduction act".
  § 2. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law  is  amended  by
adding a new title 28 to read as follows:

                                TITLE 28
                       FOOD SERVICE WASTE REDUCTION

SECTION 27-2801. DEFINITIONS.
        27-2803. REQUIRED  COMPOSTABLE  OR  RECYCLABLE  DISPOSABLE  FOOD
                   SERVICE WARE.
        27-2805. POWERS OF MUNICIPALITIES.

§ 27-2801. DEFINITIONS.
  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "AFFORDABLE"  MEANS  PURCHASABLE FOR NOT MORE THAN FIFTEEN PERCENT
MORE THAN THE PURCHASE COST OF  THE  NON-COMPOSTABLE  OR  NON-RECYCLABLE
ALTERNATIVE.
  2.  "AGENCY" MEANS ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, AGENCY, BOARD, PUBLIC BENEFIT
CORPORATION, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, OR COMMISSION.
  3.    "COMPOSTABLE"  MEANS ALL THE MATERIALS IN THE PRODUCT OR PACKAGE
WILL (A) UNDERGO DEGRADATION BY BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES  DURING  COMPOSTING
TO  YIELD  CARBON  DIOXIDE, WATER, INORGANIC COMPOUNDS, AND BIOMASS AT A

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

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