Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to environmental conservation
|Jan 28, 2019||
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S2610
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S2610 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S2610 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2610 SPONSOR: METZGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to establishing a product stewardship program for primary batteries PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to establish a battery recycling program for consumers. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 creates a new Title 16 in the Environmental Conservation Law entitled " Product Stewardship for Primary Batteries". § 27-1601 Definitions - This section defines: department, brand, collection rate, consumer, discarded primary battery, easily removable, primary battery, primary battery stewardship plan, producer, program,
2019-S2610 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2610 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. METZGER -- 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 establishing a product stewardship program for primary batteries THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new title 16 to read as follows: TITLE 16 PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP FOR PRIMARY BATTERIES SECTION 27-1601. DEFINITIONS. 27-1603. PRIMARY BATTERY REGISTRATION. 27-1605. PRIMARY BATTERY STEWARDSHIP PLAN. 27-1607. ANNUAL REPORT; PLAN AUDIT. 27-1609. AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES. 27-1611. RETAILER OBLIGATIONS. 27-1613. ADMINISTRATIVE FEE. 27-1615. PENALTIES. 27-1617. RULEMAKING; PROCEDURE. § 27-1601. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS TITLE: 1. "DEPARTMENT" MEANS THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION. 2. "BRAND" MEANS A NAME, SYMBOL, WORD, OR TRACEABLE MARK THAT IDENTI- FIES A PRIMARY BATTERY AND ATTRIBUTES THE PRIMARY BATTERY TO THE OWNER OR LICENSEE OF THE BRAND AS THE PRODUCER. 3. "COLLECTION RATE" MEANS A PERCENTAGE BY WEIGHT THAT EACH PRODUCER OR PRODUCERS COLLECTS BY AN ESTABLISHED DATE. THE COLLECTION RATE SHALL BE CALCULATED BY WEIGHT BASED ON THE PERCENTAGE OF PRIMARY BATTERIES THAT ARE COLLECTED DURING A CALENDAR YEAR, AS COMPARED TO THE AVERAGE WEIGHT OF PRIMARY BATTERIES THAT WERE ESTIMATED TO HAVE BEEN SOLD IN THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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