|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S771
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
S771 (ACTIVE) - Details
S771 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S771 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to banning paper receipts for certain purchases and requiring businesses to provide proof of purchases electronically PURPOSE: This bill would help conserve resources and reduce the generation single-use paper receipts. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill would add a new section 27-1601 to the environ- mental conservation law (ECL) requiring after January 1, 2024, for a paper receipt to be provided to a consumer by a business only at the consumer's option. Violations of this section shall be punishable by $25 per day, not to exceed $300 annually.
S771 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 771 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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 banning paper receipts for certain purchases and requiring businesses to provide proof of purchases electronically 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 16 to read as follows: TITLE 16 PAPER RECEIPT REDUCTION SECTION 27-1601. DEFINITIONS. 27-1603. PAPER RECEIPT BAN. 27-1605. VIOLATIONS. 27-1607. PREEMPTION OF LOCAL LAW. § 27-1601. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE: 1. "BUSINESS" MEANS A COMPANY THAT ACCEPTS PAYMENT THROUGH CREDIT OR DEBIT TRANSACTIONS. "BUSINESS" DOES NOT INCLUDE A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER. 2. "CONSUMER" MEANS A PERSON WHO PURCHASES, AND DOES NOT OFFER FOR RESALE, FOOD, ALCOHOL, OTHER TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, OR SERVICES. 3. "ELECTRONIC FORM" INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, A FORM SENT THROUGH EMAIL OR TEXT MESSAGE. 4. "INVOICE" MEANS AN ITEMIZED LIST OF GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BEFORE OR AFTER THE POINT OF SALE THROUGH A CONTRACT STATING THE AMOUNT DUE. 5. "PROOF OF PURCHASE" MEANS A RECEIPT FOR THE RETAIL SALE OF FOOD, ALCOHOL, OR OTHER TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, OR FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES, PROVIDED AT THE POINT OF SALE, BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE AN INVOICE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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