assembly Bill A4115A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires N.Y. city to establish and implement a plan for the control of litter

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 10, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.115
rules report cal.115
reported
May 09, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 06, 2022 print number 4115a
May 06, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 01, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A4115 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add §20-h, Gen City L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6097
2017-2018: A4001
2019-2020: A3395
2023-2024: A3933

A4115 - Summary

Requires cities with a population of one million or more to establish and implement a plan for the control of litter; requires the development of signage for areas without trash receptacles reminding individuals to take their trash with them when leaving.

A4115 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4115
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. COLTON, ABBATE, L. ROSENTHAL, SEAWRIGHT, BARRON,
   WILLIAMS, J. RIVERA, THIELE,  GOTTFRIED,  DE LA ROSA,  EPSTEIN,  COOK,
   GLICK, HYNDMAN, FALL, FERNANDEZ, CRUZ, DeSTEFANO -- Multi-Sponsored by
   -- M. of A.  SIMON, SOLAGES -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Environmental Conservation

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

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A4115A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add §20-h, Gen City L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6097
2017-2018: A4001
2019-2020: A3395
2023-2024: A3933

A4115A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires cities with a population of one million or more to establish and implement a plan for the control of litter; requires the development of signage for areas without trash receptacles reminding individuals to take their trash with them when leaving.

A4115A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4115--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by  M.  of  A.  COLTON,  ABBATE,  L. ROSENTHAL,  SEAWRIGHT,
   WILLIAMS, J. RIVERA, THIELE, GOTTFRIED, EPSTEIN, COOK, GLICK, HYNDMAN,
   FALL, FERNANDEZ, CRUZ, DeSTEFANO, SAYEGH, DAVILA, MONTESANO, K. BROWN,
   ANDERSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. SIMON, SOLAGES -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation --  recom-
   mitted  to  the  Committee on Environmental Conservation in accordance
   with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  city law, in relation to requiring the
   cities with a population of one  million  or  more  to  establish  and
   implement a plan for the control of litter
 
   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. EVERY
 CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION  OR  MORE  SHALL  ESTABLISH  AND
 IMPLEMENT A PLAN FOR THE CONTROL OF LITTER, THAT AT A MINIMUM INCLUDES:
   1.  PROVISION FOR  THE  PLACEMENT  OF  AN ADEQUATE  NUMBER  OF  RECEP-
 TACLES  FOR  TRASH AND RECYCLABLES LOCATED IN COMMERCIAL AND    BUSINESS
 DISTRICTS    AS DETERMINED   BY   THE   SANITATION COMMISSIONER  OF SUCH
 CITY, AND PUBLIC RECREATIONAL AREAS SUCH AS PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS, HISTORIC
 SITES, ZOOS AND BOTANICAL GARDENS AS DETERMINED IN CONJUNCTION WITH  THE
 DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION AND THE PARKS COMMISSIONER OF SUCH CITY; AND
   2. DEVELOPMENT OF SIGNAGE FOR AREAS WITHOUT TRASH RECEPTACLES  REMIND-
 ING INDIVIDUALS TO TAKE THEIR TRASH WITH THEM WHEN LEAVING.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03191-02-2