senate Bill S4337

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires N.Y. city to collect discarded recyclable materials at city parks, playgrounds, historic sites and other facilities

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 25, 2020 1st report cal.489
Jan 08, 2020 referred to cities
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2019 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1312
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 07, 2019 referred to cities

Votes

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Feb 25, 2020 - Cities committee Vote

S4337
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cities Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2020

Jun 12, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S4337
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4337 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3395
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add §20-h, Gen City L; amd §54-0701, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5574
2011-2012: S1917
2013-2014: S929
2015-2016: S1161, A6097
2017-2018: S3052, A4001

S4337 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires cities with a population of one million or more to collect discarded recyclable materials at city parks, playgrounds, historic sites and other recreational facilities; requires the posting of signs on facilities without trash receptacles stating that trash must be retained until you reach a trash can; provides state assistance for such programs.

S4337 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4337 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4337

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, BAILEY, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, SAVINO
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the general city  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  collection  of  recyclable  materials  at parks, playgrounds, historic
  sites and other recreational facilities in cities with a population of
  one million or more; and to amend the environmental conservation  law,
  in relation to providing state assistance therefor to municipalities

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

  Section 1.  The general city law is amended by adding  a  new  section
20-h to read as follows:
  §  20-H. COLLECTION OF RECYCLABLE  MATERIALS; CERTAIN CITIES. 1. EVERY
CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION  OR  MORE  SHALL  ESTABLISH  AND
IMPLEMENT  A PROGRAM FOR THE COLLECTION OF RECYCLABLE MATERIALS THAT ARE
DISCARDED IN CITY PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS, HISTORIC SITES  AND  OTHER  RECRE-
ATIONAL  FACILITIES. SUCH RECYCLABLE MATERIALS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE
LIMITED TO, METAL, PLASTIC, GLASS AND PAPER. IN EACH  SUCH  PARK,  PLAY-
GROUND,  HISTORIC  SITE  AND OTHER RECREATIONAL FACILITY SUCH CITY SHALL
INSTALL BINS FOR  THE  COLLECTION  OF  RECYCLABLE  MATERIALS.  THE  CITY
DEPARTMENT  OF  SANITATION  SHALL  REGULARLY COLLECT AND PROVIDE FOR THE
RECYCLING OF THE RECYCLABLE MATERIALS COLLECTED.
  2. THE CITY SHALL POST SIGNS IN THOSE PORTIONS OF  CITY  PARKS,  PLAY-
GROUNDS,  HISTORIC SITES AND OTHER RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, WHICH DO NOT
HAVE TRASH RECEPTACLES, STATING "PLEASE  TAKE  ANY  TRASH  YOU  GENERATE
WHILE  UPON  THIS  FACILITY WITH YOU FOR DISPOSAL WHEN YOU REACH A TRASH
RECEPTACLE."
  3. EVERY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE WHICH  ESTAB-
LISHES  AND IMPLEMENTS A RECYCLABLES RECOVERY PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
VISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR STATE  ASSIST-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03146-01-9

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