senate Bill S2610

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a product stewardship program for primary batteries

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 28, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S2610 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4105
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 16 §§27-1601 - 27-1617, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4522, A9921
2017-2018: S1448, A6280

S2610 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a product stewardship program for primary batteries.

S2610 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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