assembly Bill A8668A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the expansion of the New York bottle bill

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 31, 2022 print number 8668a
Mar 31, 2022 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 10, 2022 referred to environmental conservation

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A8668 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8651
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-1003, 27-1005 & 27-1012, En Con L

A8668 - Summary

Expands the New York bottle bill by including more types of eligible beverages and increasing the minimum refund value to ten cents.

A8668 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8668
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 10, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. CAHILL -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   expansion of the New York bottle bill
 
   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 product as defined in subdivision  thirty-six-a  of
 section  three of the alcoholic beverage control law] ALL CARBONATED AND
 NON-CARBONATED DRINKS IN LIQUID FORM AND  INTENDED  FOR  INTERNAL  HUMAN
 CONSUMPTION,  INCLUDING  BUT NOT LIMITED TO WATER, SOFT DRINKS, MILK AND
 DAIRY DERIVED PRODUCTS,  SPORTS  DRINKS,  TEAS,  JUICES,  AND  ALCOHOLIC
 BEVERAGES. "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,  LAGER  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] OR ANY
 BEVERAGE IDENTIFIED AS A TYPE OF WATER TO WHICH A SUGAR HAS BEEN  ADDED.
 "MILK"  MEANS WHOLE MILK, SKIM MILK, LOW-FAT MILK, CREAM, CULTURED MILK,
 OR ANY COMBINATION OF THOSE PRODUCTS. THE TERM "DAIRY DERIVED  PRODUCTS"
 INCLUDES  ANY  PRODUCT  OF  WHICH THE SINGLE LARGEST INGREDIENT IS MILK,
 MILK FAT, OR CULTURED MILK. "SPORTS DRINKS" MEANS DRINKS THAT ARE MOSTLY
 WATER, ELECTROLYTES (SUCH AS  SODIUM  OR  POTASSIUM)  AND  CARBOHYDRATES
 (SUCH  AS  SUCROSE  OR  FRUCTOSE).   "TEAS" MEANS DRINKS BREWED FROM TEA
 LEAVES WHICH MAY OR MAY NOT INCLUDE SWEETENERS AND OTHER FLAVORS. "JUIC-
 ES" MEANS DRINKS WHICH THE MAIN INGREDIENT  IS  THE  JUICE  FROM  FRUITS
 AND/OR  VEGETABLES.  "ALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGES"  MEANS  BEER  AND OTHER MALT
 BEVERAGES, LIQUORS,  SPIRITS,  WINES,  WINE  PRODUCTS,  AND  CIDERS,  AS
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A8668A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8651
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-1003, 27-1005 & 27-1012, En Con L

A8668A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the New York bottle bill by including more types of eligible beverages and increasing the minimum refund value to ten cents.

A8668A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8668--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 10, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CAHILL, COOK, GLICK, McDONALD, GALEF, SIMON,
   STECK,  DINOWITZ,  DICKENS,  HUNTER,   KELLES,   THIELE,   MAGNARELLI,
   LEMONDES,  CRUZ,  BROWN, DAVILA, DURSO, TAGUE, O'DONNELL, GONZALEZ-RO-
   JAS, LUNSFORD, FERNANDEZ, FORREST -- read once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee  on Environmental Conservation -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   expansion of the New York bottle bill
 
   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 product as defined in subdivision  thirty-six-a  of
 section  three of the alcoholic beverage control law] ALL CARBONATED AND
 NON-CARBONATED DRINKS IN LIQUID FORM AND  INTENDED  FOR  INTERNAL  HUMAN
 CONSUMPTION,  INCLUDING  BUT NOT LIMITED TO WATER, SOFT DRINKS, MILK AND
 DAIRY DERIVED PRODUCTS,  SPORTS  DRINKS,  TEAS,  JUICES,  AND  ALCOHOLIC
 BEVERAGES. "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,  LAGER  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] OR ANY
 BEVERAGE IDENTIFIED AS A TYPE OF WATER TO WHICH A SUGAR HAS BEEN  ADDED.
 "MILK"  MEANS WHOLE MILK, SKIM MILK, LOW-FAT MILK, CREAM, CULTURED MILK,
 OR ANY COMBINATION OF THOSE PRODUCTS. THE TERM "DAIRY DERIVED  PRODUCTS"
 INCLUDES  ANY  PRODUCT  OF  WHICH THE SINGLE LARGEST INGREDIENT IS MILK,
 MILK FAT, OR CULTURED MILK. "SPORTS DRINKS" MEANS DRINKS THAT ARE MOSTLY
 WATER, ELECTROLYTES (SUCH AS  SODIUM  OR  POTASSIUM)  AND  CARBOHYDRATES
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.