|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 05, 2022||referred to environmental conservation|
|Mar 22, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S5888
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
S5888 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5888 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5888 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to enacting the "NY plastic free act" PURPOSE: To ban the purchase of certain single-use plastics by all agencies and departments, which are fully or, partially funded by the state of New York. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 - Establishes the "Environmentally Conscious Purchasing Act" Section 2 - Amends the state finance law to ban all agencies and depart- ments, which receive full or partial state funding to purchase certain single-use plastic products.
S5888 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5888 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 22, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. PARKER, MYRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conser- vation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to enacting the "NY plastic free act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "NY plastic free act". § 2. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new title 32 to read as follows: TITLE 32 NY PLASTIC FREE ACT SECTION 27-3201. DEFINITION. 27-3203. SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS PROHIBITED. § 27-3201. DEFINITION. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, "SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS" SHALL INCLUDE: 1. PLASTIC BAGS; 2. CLING FILM PLASTIC FOOD PACKAGING; 3. NON-RECYCLABLE PLASTIC BOTTLES; 4. PLASTIC STRAWS; 5. PLASTIC PLATES, NON-REUSABLE PLASTIC CONTAINERS, PLASTIC CUPS, PLASTIC LIDS, AND PLASTIC STIRRERS; 6. PLASTIC CUTLERY; 7. PLASTIC RINGS USED IN PACKAGING; 8. STYROFOAM PLATES, STYROFOAM TAKE-AWAY CONTAINERS AND STYROFOAM TRAYS; AND 9. ANY OTHER SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS DETERMINED TO BE INCLUDED BY THE DEPARTMENT. § 27-3203. SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS PROHIBITED. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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