assembly Bill A90A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibitions on single-use plastic straws and stirrers in restaurants

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 06, 2020 print number 90a
Mar 06, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jun 06, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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A90 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1477
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 30 §§27-3001 - 27-3005, En Con L; add §399-tt, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A9994, S8726

A90 - Summary

Requires that restaurants only provide single-use plastic straws to customers when explicitly requested by the customer; prohibits single-use plastic stirrers.

A90 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   90

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, LUPARDO, SIMOTAS, JAFFEE, TAYLOR,
  MOSLEY, COLTON, GLICK, NIOU,  GOTTFRIED,  BARRON,  RIVERA,  SEAWRIGHT,
  SIMON,  ORTIZ,  BLAKE, D'URSO, GALEF, BARRETT, BRONSON, STECK, WEPRIN,
  FAHY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. EPSTEIN, LIFTON, THIELE -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the general busi-
  ness law, in relation to prohibitions on single-use plastic straws  in
  restaurants

  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 28 to read as follows:

                                TITLE 28
                       PLASTIC STRAW RESTRICTIONS
SECTION 27-2801. DEFINITIONS.
        27-2803. SINGLE-USE PLASTIC STRAWS.
        27-2805. ENFORCEMENT.
§ 27-2801. DEFINITIONS.
  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, "RESTAURANT" MEANS ANY DINER OR  OTHER
EATING OR BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENT, WHICH OFFERS FOR SALE FOOD OR BEVERAG-
ES  TO THE PUBLIC, GUESTS, MEMBERS, OR PATRONS, WHERE THE FOOD OR BEVER-
AGES ARE CUSTOMARILY CONSUMED ON THE  PREMISES.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
TITLE, "RESTAURANT" SHALL INCLUDE A FAST FOOD ESTABLISHMENT, BAR, COFFEE
SHOP,  CAFETERIA,  LUNCHEONETTE,  OR SHORT ORDER CAFE; HOWEVER, "RESTAU-
RANT" SHALL NOT INCLUDE A SANDWICH STAND, SODA  FOUNTAIN,  DRIVE-THROUGH
PORTION  OF  A  RESTAURANT, DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT, OR ANY ESTABLISHMENT OR
PORTION OF A RESTAURANT WHERE FOOD OR BEVERAGES ARE CUSTOMARILY CONSUMED
OFF THE PREMISES.
§ 27-2803. SINGLE-USE PLASTIC STRAWS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A90A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1477
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 30 §§27-3001 - 27-3005, En Con L; add §399-tt, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A9994, S8726

A90A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that restaurants only provide single-use plastic straws to customers when explicitly requested by the customer; prohibits single-use plastic stirrers.

A90A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  90--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, LUPARDO, SIMOTAS, JAFFEE, TAYLOR,
  MOSLEY, COLTON, GLICK, NIOU,  GOTTFRIED,  BARRON,  RIVERA,  SEAWRIGHT,
  SIMON,  ORTIZ,  BLAKE, D'URSO, GALEF, BARRETT, BRONSON, STECK, WEPRIN,
  FAHY, RAMOS, REYES, EPSTEIN, PAULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.
  LIFTON,  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the general busi-
  ness law, in relation to prohibitions on single-use plastic straws and
  stirrers in restaurants

  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 30 to read as follows:

                                TITLE 30
                 PLASTIC STRAW AND STIRRER RESTRICTIONS
SECTION 27-3001. DEFINITIONS.
        27-3003. SINGLE-USE PLASTIC STRAWS AND STIRRERS.
        27-3005. ENFORCEMENT.
§ 27-3001. DEFINITIONS.
  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, "RESTAURANT" MEANS ANY DINER OR  OTHER
EATING OR BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENT, WHICH OFFERS FOR SALE FOOD OR BEVERAG-
ES  TO  THE  PUBLIC,  GUESTS,  MEMBERS,  OR PATRONS, WHETHER CONSUMPTION
OCCURS ON OR OFF THE PREMISES.
§ 27-3003. SINGLE-USE PLASTIC STRAWS AND STIRRERS.
  1. (A) RESTAURANTS SHALL ONLY PROVIDE  SINGLE-USE  PLASTIC  STRAWS  TO
CUSTOMERS WHEN EXPLICITLY REQUESTED BY THE CUSTOMER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets