assembly Bill A922

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the sale of beverage containers which use plastic packaging containers

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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A922 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S486
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §27-1011, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8305, S6647

A922 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of beverage containers connected to each other by a separate holding device constructed of plastic.

A922 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    922
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. PAULIN, ENGLEBRIGHT, ABINANTI, GUNTHER, THIELE,
   CRUZ, DINOWITZ, McDONOUGH, NIOU, GOTTFRIED, L. ROSENTHAL, OTIS,  BRON-
   SON  --  read  once  and  referred  to  the Committee on Environmental
   Conservation

 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
   prohibition of the use of plastic beverage container packaging
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 3  of  section  27-1011  of  the  environmental
 conservation  law,  as  amended by section 1 of part PP of chapter 58 of
 the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
   3. No deposit initiator, distributor or dealer shall sell or offer for
 sale in this state beverage containers connected  to  each  other  by  a
 separate  holding  device  constructed  of  plastic [which does not: (a)
 decompose by photodegradation or biodegradation; or
   (b) comply with minimum post-consumer recycled  material  content  and
 hole diameter limitations as defined in rules and regulations promulgat-
 ed  by the department, and is recyclable and indicates a resin identifi-
 cation code].
   § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2023.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02095-01-1