Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 11, 2020||
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S7718
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-S7718 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S7718 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7718 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to establishing the extended producer responsibility act PURPOSE: This bill will establish an extended producer responsibility program for paper and packaging, which would create a circular economy for recycl- ing. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Legislative Intent Section 2. Adds a new title 30 to the environmental conservation law establishing the extended producer responsibility (EPR) act. The Act creates an EPR program for covered products that includes packing and
2019-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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