assembly Bill A10185

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes an extended producer responsibility program for packaging

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May 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation

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A10185 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 33 §§27-3301 - 27-3327, En Con L; add §92-kk, St Fin L

A10185 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an extended producer responsibility program for packaging which creates provisions related to improved recycling practices; establishes the packaging responsibility fund.

A10185 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10185
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 5, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Englebright)
   --  read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conserva-
   tion
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   establishing  an  extended producer responsibility program for packag-
   ing; and to amend the state finance law, in relation  to  establishing
   the packaging responsibility fund

   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 33 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 33
          EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAM FOR PACKAGING
 SECTION 27-3301. DEFINITIONS.
         27-3303. RESPONSIBILITIES OF PRODUCERS.
         27-3305. PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAM PLAN.
         27-3307. COLLECTION AND CONVENIENCE.
         27-3309. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT.
         27-3311. FUNDING MECHANISM.
         27-3313. NON-REUSABLE PACKAGING REDUCTION REQUIREMENTS.
         27-3315. RECYCLING OR POST-CONSUMER RECYCLED  MATERIAL  REQUIRE-
                    MENTS.
         27-3317. TOXIC SUBSTANCES IN PACKAGING.
         27-3319. BIENNIAL PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAM REPORT.
         27-3321. PRODUCER COMPLIANCE INFORMATION.
         27-3323. ENFORCEMENT.
         27-3325. LABELING.
         27-3327. REGULATIONS.
 § 27-3301. DEFINITIONS.
   AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
   1. "COMPOST" MEANS THE BIOLOGICALLY STABLE HUMUS-LIKE MATERIAL DERIVED
 FROM  COMPOSTING  OR  THE AEROBIC, THERMOPHILIC DECOMPOSITION OF ORGANIC
 MATTER BUT SHALL NOT MEAN SEWAGE, SEPTAGE,  OR  MATERIALS  DERIVED  FROM
 SEWAGE OR SEPTAGE.

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