senate Bill S9164

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to returnable bottles

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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May 11, 2022 referred to environmental conservation

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S9164 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10184
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-1003, 27-1005, 27-1007, 27-1011, 27-1012 & 27-1014, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2129, A5028

S9164 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to returnable bottles; adds wine, liquor, distilled spirit coolers, and cider and wine products to the definition of "beverage"; provides that beginning April 1, 2025, the handling fee will be six cents for each beverage container accepted by a deposit initiator from a dealer or operator of a redemption center.

S9164 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9164 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9164
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. MAY, HARCKHAM -- 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
   returnable bottles
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  27-1003 of the environmental
 conservation law, as amended by section 2 of part SS of  chapter  59  of
 the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
   1.  "Beverage"  means  carbonated soft drinks, water, beer, other malt
 beverages [and a], WINE, LIQUOR, DISTILLED SPIRIT COOLERS, AND CIDER AND
 wine [product] PRODUCTS as  defined  in  [subdivision  thirty-six-a  of]
 section  three  of  the alcoholic beverage control law. "Malt beverages"
 means any beverage obtained by the alcoholic fermentation or infusion or
 decoction of barley, malt, hops, or other wholesome grain or cereal  and
 water  including,  but not limited to ale, stout or malt liquor. "Water"
 means any beverage identified through  the  use  of  letters,  words  or
 symbols  on its product label as a type of water, including any flavored
 water or nutritionally enhanced water[, provided, however, that  "water"
 does  not  include any beverage identified as a type of water to which a
 sugar has been added].
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 27-1003 of the  environmental  conserva-
 tion  law,  as amended by section one of this act, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. "Beverage" means carbonated soft drinks, NONCARBONATED SOFT DRINKS,
 NONCARBONATED FRUIT OR VEGETABLE JUICES CONTAINING LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED
 PERCENT FRUIT OR VEGETABLE JUICE, COFFEE AND TEA  BEVERAGES,  CARBONATED
 FRUIT  BEVERAGES,  water,  beer,  other  malt  beverages,  wine, liquor,
 distilled spirit coolers, and cider and  wine  products  as  defined  in
 section  three  of  the alcoholic beverage control law. "Malt beverages"
 means any beverage obtained by the alcoholic fermentation or infusion or
 decoction of barley, malt, hops, or other wholesome grain or cereal  and
 water  including,  but not limited to ale, stout or malt liquor. "Water"
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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