senate Bill S2129A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to returnable bottles

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 22, 2019 print number 2129a
Apr 22, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 22, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

S2129 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5028
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-1003, 27-1007, 27-1011, 27-1012 & 27-1014, En Con L; amd part F §12, Chap 58 of 2017

S2129 - Summary

Relates to returnable bottles; extends the effectiveness of the "Cleaner, Greener NY Act of 2013".

S2129 - Sponsor Memo

S2129 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2129

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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
  litter control

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1  of  section  27-1003  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  amended by section 2 of part SS of chapter 59 of
the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  1. "Beverage" means carbonated soft drinks, NONCARBONATED SOFT DRINKS,
NONCARBONATED FRUIT OR VEGETABLE JUICES CONTAINING LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED
PERCENT FRUIT OR VEGETABLE JUICE, COFFEE AND TEA  BEVERAGES,  CARBONATED
FRUIT  BEVERAGES,  water,  beer,  other  malt  beverages  [and a], WINE,
LIQUOR, DISTILLED SPIRIT COOLERS, AND CIDER AND wine [product]  PRODUCTS
as  defined  in [subdivision thirty-six-a of] section three of the alco-
holic beverage control law. "Malt beverages" means any beverage obtained
by the alcoholic fermentation or infusion or decoction of barley,  malt,
hops,  or  other  wholesome grain or cereal and water including, but not
limited to ale, stout or malt liquor. "Water" means any beverage identi-
fied through the use of letters, words or symbols on its  product  label
as  a  type  of  water,  including  any  flavored water or nutritionally
enhanced water[, provided, however, that "water" does  not  include  any
beverage identified as a type of water to which a sugar has been added].
  §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of April next succeeding
the date upon which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07752-02-9

Co-Sponsors

S2129A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5028
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-1003, 27-1007, 27-1011, 27-1012 & 27-1014, En Con L; amd part F §12, Chap 58 of 2017

S2129A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to returnable bottles; extends the effectiveness of the "Cleaner, Greener NY Act of 2013".

S2129A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2129A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2129--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  returnable bottles; and to amend chapter 58 of the laws of 2013 amend-
  ing the environmental conservation  law  and  the  state  finance  law
  relating  to the "Cleaner, Greener NY Act of 2013", in relation to the
  effectiveness thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  27-1003 of the environmental
conservation law, as amended by section 2 of part SS of  chapter  59  of
the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  "Beverage"  means  carbonated soft drinks, water, beer, other malt
beverages [and a], WINE, LIQUOR, DISTILLED SPIRIT COOLERS, AND CIDER AND
wine [product] PRODUCTS as  defined  in  [subdivision  thirty-six-a  of]
section  three  of  the alcoholic beverage control law. "Malt beverages"
means any beverage obtained by the alcoholic fermentation or infusion or
decoction of barley, malt, hops, or other wholesome grain or cereal  and
water  including,  but not limited to ale, stout or malt liquor. "Water"
means any beverage identified through  the  use  of  letters,  words  or
symbols  on its product label as a type of water, including any flavored
water or nutritionally enhanced water[, provided, however, that  "water"
does  not  include any beverage identified as a type of water to which a
sugar has been added].
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 27-1003 of the  environmental  conserva-
tion  law,  as amended by section one of this act, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. "Beverage" means carbonated soft drinks, NONCARBONATED SOFT DRINKS,
NONCARBONATED FRUIT OR VEGETABLE JUICES CONTAINING LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED

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

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