senate Bill S7821

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the bottle redemption fraud task force

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2020 2nd report cal.
Mar 03, 2020 1st report cal.544
Feb 25, 2020 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Mar 3, 2020 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Mar 3, 2020

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S7821 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation

S7821 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the bottle redemption fraud task force to provide the governor and the legislature with information on the fraud, enforcement, and reporting requirements related to the New York state returnable container act.

S7821 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7821 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7821

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 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 establish the bottle redemption fraud task force; and  provid-
  ing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The legislature hereby establishes  the  bottle  redemption
fraud  task  force  (referred  to  hereinafter  as  the "task force") to
conduct a comprehensive study of the fraud, enforcement,  and  reporting
requirements related to the New York state returnable container act.
  §  2.  (a) Such task force shall consist of nine members that shall be
appointed as follows:  the state attorney general or  his/her  designee;
the  commissioner  of  the department of taxation and finance or his/her
designee; the commissioner of the department of environmental  conserva-
tion or his/her designee; the state comptroller or his/her designee; one
member  shall  be appointed by the district attorneys association of the
state of New York; one member shall be appointed by the temporary presi-
dent of the senate and one member shall be appointed by the  speaker  of
the  assembly,  one shall be an individual who represents a municipality
and one shall be an individual who represents a deposit  initiator;  and
two members shall be appointed by the governor.
  (b) The task force shall be chaired by the attorney general or his/her
designee thereof.
  (c)  Members of the task force shall receive no compensation for their
services but shall be reimbursed for their actual expenses  incurred  in
the performance of their duties in the work of the task force.
  (d)  Appointed  members shall, to the greatest extent practicable have
by education or experience, knowledge of organized retail theft.
  (e) The task force is authorized to audit any reverse vending machine.
  § 3. Appointments shall be made within 60 days of the  effective  date
of  this act. Any vacancies in the membership of the task force shall be
filled in the same manner provided for in the initial appointment.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14604-03-0

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