|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 26, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S2906
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
S2906 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2906 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2906 SPONSOR: KAVANAGH TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to rechargeable battery recycling PURPOSE: To maximize the removal of unwanted rechargeable batteries from the solid waste stream. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends paragraph b of subdivision 2 of section 27-1807 of the environmental conservation law as amended by chapter 562 of the laws of 2010 to require that reports of battery recycling activ- ity submitted by retailers under current law include the weight of rechargeable batteries received for recycling within the city with a population of one million or more.
S2906 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2906 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 26, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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 rechargeable battery recycling THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 2 of section 27-1807 of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 562 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: b. Submittance to the department of annual reports, on a form prescribed by the department, concerning the amount of rechargeable batteries received within the state and recycled either by number or by weight; the costs of such efforts; and any other relevant information as required by the department. SUCH REPORTS SHALL INCLUDE THE WEIGHT OF RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES RECEIVED WITHIN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE. § 2. Section 27-1809 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows: 5. IN ADDITION TO ANY ENFORCEMENT OF THIS TITLE BY THE COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, IN A CITY WITH A POPU- LATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 27-1805 AND SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 27-1807 OF THIS TITLE MAY BE ENFORCED BY AN AGENCY OR AGENCIES DESIGNATED BY THE MAYOR OF SUCH CITY. ANY NOTICE OF VIOLATION ISSUED BY AN AGENCY DESIGNATED BY THE MAYOR OF SUCH CITY CHARGING A VIOLATION OF SECTION 27-1805 AND SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 27-1807 OF THIS TITLE SHALL BE RETURNABLE TO THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRA- TIVE TRIALS AND HEARINGS OF SUCH CITY. SUCH OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE TRIALS AND HEARINGS SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO IMPOSE THE CIVIL PENALTIES SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISIONS ONE, TWO AND THREE OF THIS SECTION. ALL CIVIL PENALTIES COLLECTED FOR ANY VIOLATION OF THIS TITLE THAT HAVE BEEN EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03275-01-1
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