assembly Bill A5801

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the extended producer responsibility act

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Feb 25, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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A5801 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 31 §§27-3101 - 27-3125, En Con L

A5801 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the extended producer responsibility act requiring covered materials and product producers to develop and implement strategies to promote recycling, reuse and recovery of packaging and paper products.

A5801 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5801
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, LUNSFORD, PAULIN, GRIFFIN -- read
   once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   establishing the extended producer responsibility act
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative intent. The legislature  finds  the  weight  of
 waste generated in New York is a threat to the environment. The legisla-
 ture further finds and declares that it is in the public interest of the
 state  of  New York for covered material and product producers to under-
 take the responsibility for the development and implementation of strat-
 egies to promote recycling, reuse and recovery of covered  material  and
 products  through  investments  in the end-of-product-life management of
 products.
   § 2. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law  is  amended  by
 adding a new title 31 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 31
                   EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY ACT
 SECTION 27-3101. DEFINITIONS.
         27-3103. PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITIES.
         27-3105. FUNDING MECHANISM.
         27-3107. PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY PLAN.
         27-3109. PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY PLAN APPROVAL.
         27-3111. COLLECTION AND CONVENIENCE.
         27-3113. OUTREACH AND EDUCATION.
         27-3115. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS AND AUDITS.
         27-3117. ANTITRUST PROTECTIONS.
         27-3119. PENALTIES.
         27-3121. STATE PREEMPTION.
         27-3123. AUTHORITY TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS.
         27-3125. SEVERABILITY.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.