assembly Bill A4559

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to rechargeable battery recycling

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Feb 04, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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A4559 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2331
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-1807, 27-1809 & 27-1811, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9529
2013-2014: A80
2015-2016: A5851
2017-2018: A8577, A11261, S7142

A4559 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to rechargeable battery recycling; allows a city with a population of one million or more to enforce through its own agencies.

A4559 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4559

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ROZIC, ENGLEBRIGHT, D'URSO, BARRON, DINOWITZ,
  VANEL, DICKENS, RIVERA, BYRNE, MORINELLO, LAWRENCE,  CROUCH,  BLANKEN-
  BUSH,  B. MILLER, JAFFEE, D. ROSENTHAL, HYNDMAN, ARROYO, BLAKE, HUNTER
  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. PALMESANO, THIELE -- read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  rechargeable battery recycling

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Paragraph  b  of  subdivision 2 of section 27-1807 of the
environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 562 of the  laws  of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  b.  Submittance  to  the  department  of  annual  reports,  on  a form
prescribed by the department,  concerning  the  amount  of  rechargeable
batteries  received within the state and recycled either by number or by
weight; the costs of such efforts; and any other relevant information as
required by the department.  SUCH REPORTS SHALL INCLUDE  THE  WEIGHT  OF
RECHARGEABLE  BATTERIES  RECEIVED WITHIN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE
MILLION OR MORE.
  § 2. Section 27-1809 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  IN  ADDITION  TO ANY ENFORCEMENT OF THIS TITLE BY THE COMMISSIONER
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, IN A  CITY  WITH  A  POPU-
LATION  OF  ONE  MILLION  OR MORE, THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 27-1805 AND
SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 27-1807 OF THIS TITLE MAY BE ENFORCED  BY  AN
AGENCY  OR AGENCIES DESIGNATED BY THE MAYOR OF SUCH CITY.  ANY NOTICE OF
VIOLATION ISSUED BY AN AGENCY DESIGNATED  BY  THE  MAYOR  OF  SUCH  CITY
CHARGING  A  VIOLATION OF SECTION 27-1805 AND SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
27-1807 OF THIS TITLE SHALL BE RETURNABLE TO THE OFFICE  OF  ADMINISTRA-
TIVE  TRIALS  AND  HEARINGS  OF SUCH CITY. SUCH OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE
TRIALS AND HEARINGS SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO IMPOSE THE  CIVIL  PENALTIES

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

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