senate Bill S6719

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the sale or manufacture of certain single-use plastic water bottles and single-use plastic beverage containers

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
May 13, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

S6719 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 32 §§27-3201 - 27-3209, En Con L; add §1352-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
S2981

S6719 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the sale or manufacture of single-use plastic water bottles not comprised of one hundred percent recycled material; prohibits the sale of single-use plastic beverage containers comprised of less than seventy-five percent recycled materials; establishes penalties for violations; requires food service establishments to provide customers with tap water, beverages and leftovers in reusable beverage containers provided by a customer.

S6719 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6719 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6719
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 13, 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
   prohibiting  the  sale  or  manufacture  of  single-use  plastic water
   bottles comprised of less than one hundred percent recycled  materials
   and  to prohibiting the sale of single-use plastic beverage containers
   comprised of less than seventy-five percent recycled materials; and to
   amend the public health law, in relation  to  requiring  food  service
   establishments  to  provide  tap  water,  beverages  and  leftovers to
   customers in reusable containers, upon request
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended
 by adding a new title 32 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 32
               PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES AND BEVERAGE CONTAINERS
 SECTION 27-3201. INFRASTRUCTURE ASSESSMENT.
         27-3203. STATE FUNDS FOR SINGLE-USE PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES.
         27-3205. SINGLE-USE  PLASTIC  WATER  BOTTLES  COMPRISED  OF  ONE
                    HUNDRED PERCENT RECYCLED MATERIAL.
         27-3207. OTHER SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BEVERAGE CONTAINERS  COMPRISED
                    OF SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT RECYCLED MATERIALS.
         27-3209. ENFORCEMENT.
 § 27-3201. INFRASTRUCTURE ASSESSMENT.
   1.  THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH,
 IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED  AND  DIRECTED  TO  CONDUCT  A  STUDY  RELATING  TO
 SINGLE-USE PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
   (A) THE AVAILABILITY AND DISTRIBUTION OF PUBLIC DRINKING WATER FILLING
 STATIONS AND WATER FOUNTAINS ACROSS THE STATE; AND

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11422-01-1

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