|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S486
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
S486 (ACTIVE) - Details
S486 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S486 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the prohibition of the use of plastic beverage container packaging PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would reduce plastic pollution and the destruction of marine life due to plastic devices used to package beverage containers, common- ly referred to as "six pack rings" by prohibiting the sale of beverages held together by such packaging. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The bill amends subdivision 3 of section 27-1011 of the Environmental Conservation Law to prohibit the sale of beverage containers connected to each other by a separate holding device constructed of plastic.
S486 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 486 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, SERRANO -- 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 the prohibition of the use of plastic beverage container packaging THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 27-1011 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 1 of part PP of chapter 58 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: 3. No deposit initiator, distributor or dealer shall sell or offer for sale in this state beverage containers connected to each other by a separate holding device constructed of plastic [which does not: (a) decompose by photodegradation or biodegradation; or (b) comply with minimum post-consumer recycled material content and hole diameter limitations as defined in rules and regulations promulgat- ed by the department, and is recyclable and indicates a resin identifi- cation code]. § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2023. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02095-01-1
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