senate Bill S6875

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires state agencies and contractors to recycle 50% of the waste generated on public works construction and demolition sites

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
Nov 27, 2019 referred to rules

S6875 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3365
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §163-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1576
2011-2012: A990
2013-2014: A1254
2015-2016: S5392, A4672
2017-2018: S1388, A3121

S6875 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires state agencies and contractors to recycle a certain percentage of the waste generated on public works construction and demolition sites.

S6875 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6875 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6875

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring state  agen-
  cies   and   persons   contracting   with  such  agencies  to  recycle
  construction and demolition site waste

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 163-b
to read as follows:
  § 163-B.  CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION SITE WASTE RECYCLING. 1. AS USED
IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "CONTRACTOR" MEANS A GENERAL CONTRACTOR HAVING A CONTRACT  WITH  A
STATE AGENCY, AND ALL SUBCONTRACTORS OF SUCH GENERAL CONTRACTOR PERFORM-
ING PUBLIC WORK PURSUANT TO SUCH CONTRACT.
  (B) "CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS" SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY MATERI-
AL THAT IS CONTAMINATED BY LEAD, ASBESTOS OR OTHER HAZARDOUS MATERIAL IN
SUCH A WAY AS TO RENDER RECYCLING ILLEGAL OR IMPOSSIBLE.
  (C)  "RECYCLER"  MEANS A RECYCLING FACILITY, TRANSFER STATION OR OTHER
WASTE HANDLING FACILITY PERMITTED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE WHICH ACCEPTS
CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS FOR RECYCLING OR FOR FURTHER TRANSFER
TO A RECYCLING FACILITY.
  (D) "REUSE" MEANS (I) THE ON-SITE USE OF REPROCESSED CONSTRUCTION  AND
DEMOLITION  DEBRIS  IF  SUCH ON-SITE USE IS AUTHORIZED IN WRITING BY THE
COMMISSIONER; AND (II) THE OFF-SITE REDISTRIBUTION OF A  MATERIAL  WHICH
WOULD  OTHERWISE  BE DISPOSED OF, FOR USE IN THE SAME OR SIMILAR FORM AS
IT WAS PRODUCED.
  (E) "STATE AGENCY" SHALL MEAN (1) (I) ANY STATE  DEPARTMENT,  OR  (II)
ANY  DIVISION,  BOARD,  COMMISSION OR BUREAU OF ANY STATE DEPARTMENT, OR
(III) THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AND THE CITY  UNIVERSITY  OF  NEW
YORK,  INCLUDING  ALL  THEIR CONSTITUENT UNITS EXCEPT COMMUNITY COLLEGES
AND  THE  INDEPENDENT  INSTITUTIONS  OPERATING  STATUTORY  OR   CONTRACT

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

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