senate Bill S7718

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the extended producer responsibility act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Feb 11, 2020 referred to environmental conservation

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S7718 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 30 §§27-3001 - 27-3025, En Con L

S7718 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the extended producer responsibility act requiring covered materials and product producers to develop and implement strategies to promote recycling, reuse and recovery of packaging and paper products.

S7718 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7718 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7718

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2020
                               ___________

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
  establishing the extended producer responsibility act

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent. The legislature  finds  the  weight  of
waste generated in New York is a threat to the environment. The legisla-
ture further finds and declares that it is in the public interest of the
state  of  New York for covered material and product producers to under-
take the responsibility for the development and implementation of strat-
egies to promote recycling, reuse and recovery of covered  material  and
products  through  investments  in the end-of-product-life management of
products.
  § 2. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law  is  amended  by
adding a new title 30 to read as follows:
                                TITLE 30
                  EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY ACT
SECTION 27-3001. DEFINITIONS.
        27-3003. PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITIES.
        27-3005. FUNDING MECHANISM.
        27-3007. PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY PLAN.
        27-3009. PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY PLAN APPROVAL.
        27-3011. COLLECTION AND CONVENIENCE.
        27-3013. OUTREACH AND EDUCATION.
        27-3015. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS AND AUDITS.
        27-3017. ANTITRUST PROTECTIONS.
        27-3019. PENALTIES.
        27-3021. STATE PREEMPTION.
        27-3023. AUTHORITY TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS.
        27-3025. SEVERABILITY.
§ 27-3001. DEFINITIONS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14817-03-0

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