senate Bill S6750

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the NY plastic free act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Sep 25, 2019 referred to rules

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S6750 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 30 §§27-3001 & 27-3003, En Con L

S6750 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "NY plastic free act"; prohibits the sale or distribution of single-use plastic products in the state; defines terms; provides exceptions for persons with medical conditions and single-use plastic bags for garbage collection.

S6750 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6750 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6750

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  enacting the "NY plastic free act"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "NY plastic free act".
  §  2.  Article  27 of the environmental conservation law is amended by
adding a new title 30 to read as follows:
                                TITLE 30
                           NY PLASTIC FREE ACT
SECTION 27-3001. DEFINITION.
        27-3003. SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS PROHIBITED.
§ 27-3001. DEFINITION.
  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, "SINGLE-USE  PLASTIC  PRODUCTS"  SHALL
INCLUDE:
  1. PLASTIC BAGS;
  2. CLING FILM PLASTIC FOOD PACKAGING;
  3. NON-RECYCLABLE PLASTIC BOTTLES;
  4. PLASTIC STRAWS;
  5.  PLASTIC  PLATES,  NON-REUSABLE  PLASTIC  CONTAINERS, PLASTIC CUPS,
PLASTIC LIDS, AND PLASTIC STIRRERS;
  6. PLASTIC CUTLERY;
  7. PLASTIC RINGS USED IN PACKAGING;
  8. STYROFOAM PLATES,  STYROFOAM  TAKE-AWAY  CONTAINERS  AND  STYROFOAM
TRAYS; AND
  9.  ANY OTHER SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS DETERMINED TO BE INCLUDED BY
THE DEPARTMENT.
§ 27-3003. SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS PROHIBITED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13839-02-9

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