senate Bill S7904

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to declaring the goal of the state of New York to source reduce, reuse, recycle, or compost no less than eighty-five percent of the solid waste generated by the year 2030

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Mar 02, 2020 referred to environmental conservation

S7904 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9832
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §27-0102, amd §3-0301, En Con L

S7904 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to declaring the goal of the state of New York to source reduce, reuse, recycle, or compost no less than eighty-five percent of the solid waste generated by the year 2030.

S7904 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7904 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7904

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 2, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- 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
  declaring  the  goal of the state of New York to source reduce, reuse,
  recycle, or compost no less than  eighty-five  percent  of  the  solid
  waste generated by the year 2030

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

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 27-0102 to read as follows:
§ 27-0102. DECLARATION OF POLICY.
  THE  LEGISLATURE  HEREBY DECLARES THAT IT SHALL BE A GOAL OF THE STATE
OF NEW YORK TO SOURCE REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE, OR COMPOST  NO  LESS  THAN
EIGHTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF THE SOLID WASTE GENERATED BY THE YEAR TWO THOU-
SAND THIRTY, AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0301 of the environmental conservation
law is amended by adding a new paragraph oo to read as follows:
  OO. ADVISE AND COOPERATE WITH PLANNING UNITS, AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION
27-0107  OF THIS CHAPTER, TO ACHIEVE THE GOAL OF SECTION 27-0102 OF THIS
CHAPTER.
  § 3. No later than January 1, 2023, the  department  of  environmental
conservation  shall  submit a report to the governor and the legislature
outlining strategies to achieve the state's  goal  pursuant  to  section
27-0102 of the environmental conservation law.
  § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15046-01-0

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