|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 12, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S1507
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1507 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1507 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1507 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to adding cider to the list of returnable beverage containers PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to incentivize waste reduction by allowing for the recycling of empty hard cider containers and to add a new reven- ue stream for the state through collection of unclaimed container depos- its. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The bill amends Subdivision 1 of section 27-1003 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 2 of part SS of chapter 59 of the laws of 2009, by adding "cider" to the list of beverages subject to the returnable container law.
S1507 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1507 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 12, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MAY, BIAGGI, BRESLIN, GAUGHRAN, KRUEGER, LIU, MYRIE, 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 adding cider to the list of returnable beverage containers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 27-1003 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 2 of part SS of chapter 59 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 1. "Beverage" means carbonated soft drinks, water, CIDER, beer, other malt beverages and a wine product as defined in subdivision thirty-six-a of section three of the alcoholic beverage control law. "Malt beverages" means any beverage obtained by the alcoholic fermentation or infusion or decoction of barley, malt, hops, or other wholesome grain or cereal and water including, but not limited to ale, stout or malt liquor. "Water" means any beverage identified through the use of letters, words or symbols on its product label as a type of water, including any flavored water or nutritionally enhanced water, provided, however, that "water" does not include any beverage identified as a type of water to which a sugar has been added. "CIDER" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LAW. § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed- ing the date upon which it shall have become a law. Effective immediate- ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04464-01-1
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