assembly Bill A4935

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the department of environmental conservation to conduct a study on battery use and disposal; and directs such department to develop options and recommendations for a battery recycling collection program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 09, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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A4935 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10760
2019-2020: A6817

A4935 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation to conduct a study on the life cycle of battery use and disposal; directs such department to develop options and recommendations for a battery recycling collection program and a battery recycling outreach and education program.

A4935 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4935
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 9, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SIMPSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT directing the department of environmental conservation to conduct
   a study on the life cycle of battery use and disposal; directing  such
   department  to develop options and recommendations for a battery recy-
   cling collection program and a battery recycling outreach  and  educa-
   tion  program;  and  providing  for the repeal of such provisions upon
   expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The department of environmental conservation is authorized
 and directed to conduct a study on the life cycle  of  battery  use  and
 disposal.
   § 2. The scope of the study shall include, but not be limited to:
   (a) environmentally sound battery recycling practices;
   (b) existing battery recycling programs;
   (c)  funding  of  a  battery recycling program, with consideration for
 battery producers funding the program;
   (d) current hazardous waste plans;
   (e) methods of  battery  collection  which  includes  an  emphasis  on
 convenience for customers;
   (f)  analysis  of statewide, local, or joint governance over a battery
 recycling collection program;
   (g) transportation of batteries recycled through a  battery  recycling
 collection program;
   (h) how to implement a battery recycling collection program throughout
 the state given its varied population densities; and
   (i)  the use of battery stewardship organizations in a battery recycl-
 ing collection program.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09056-01-1