assembly Bill A5753

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes guidelines for carryout bag waste reduction

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Feb 14, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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A5753 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S95
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
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
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A9953, S7760

A5753 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes guidelines for carryout bag waste reduction.

A5753 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5753

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,  SIMON, ORTIZ, CARROLL, LAVINE,
  LIFTON,  THIELE,  ABINANTI,  DE LA ROSA,  LUPARDO,   STECK,   HYNDMAN,
  SEAWRIGHT,  FAHY,  L. ROSENTHAL,  GOTTFRIED,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  JAFFEE,
  COLTON, SOLAGES, EPSTEIN, TAYLOR, PAULIN, ARROYO, GLICK, SANTABARBARA,
  WILLIAMS, GALEF, QUART, WOERNER,  MAGNARELLI,  ROZIC,  BARRON,  BLAKE,
  D'URSO,  OTIS,  MOSLEY,  NIOU,  DINOWITZ, RICHARDSON, BARRETT, STIRPE,
  RYAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRONSON, BUCHWALD,  CYMBROWITZ,
  MONTESANO  -- 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.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
state bring your own bag act".
  § 2. 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.
§ 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02045-01-9

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