senate Bill S1426

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires N.Y. city to collect discarded recyclable materials at city parks, playgrounds, historic sites and other facilities

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 08, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2021 1st report cal.269
Jan 12, 2021 referred to cities 1

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S1426 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4115
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add §20-h, Gen City L; amd §54-0701, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5574
2011-2012: S1917
2013-2014: S929
2015-2016: S1161, A6097
2017-2018: S3052, A4001
2019-2020: S4337, A3395

S1426 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires cities with a population of one million or more to collect discarded recyclable materials at city parks, playgrounds, historic sites and other recreational facilities; requires the posting of signs on facilities without trash receptacles stating that trash must be retained until you reach a trash can; provides state assistance for such programs.

S1426 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1426 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1426
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, BAILEY, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, SAVINO
   -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
   the Committee on Cities 1
 
 AN ACT to amend the general city  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
   collection  of  recyclable  materials  at parks, playgrounds, historic
   sites and other recreational facilities in cities with a population of
   one million or more; and to amend the environmental conservation  law,
   in relation to providing state assistance therefor to municipalities
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  The general city law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 20-h to read as follows:
   §  20-H. COLLECTION OF RECYCLABLE  MATERIALS; CERTAIN CITIES. 1. EVERY
 CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION  OR  MORE  SHALL  ESTABLISH  AND
 IMPLEMENT  A PROGRAM FOR THE COLLECTION OF RECYCLABLE MATERIALS THAT ARE
 DISCARDED IN CITY PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS, HISTORIC SITES  AND  OTHER  RECRE-
 ATIONAL  FACILITIES. SUCH RECYCLABLE MATERIALS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE
 LIMITED TO, METAL, PLASTIC, GLASS AND PAPER. IN EACH  SUCH  PARK,  PLAY-
 GROUND,  HISTORIC  SITE  AND OTHER RECREATIONAL FACILITY SUCH CITY SHALL
 INSTALL BINS FOR  THE  COLLECTION  OF  RECYCLABLE  MATERIALS.  THE  CITY
 DEPARTMENT  OF  SANITATION  SHALL  REGULARLY COLLECT AND PROVIDE FOR THE
 RECYCLING OF THE RECYCLABLE MATERIALS COLLECTED.
   2. THE CITY SHALL POST SIGNS IN THOSE PORTIONS OF  CITY  PARKS,  PLAY-
 GROUNDS,  HISTORIC SITES AND OTHER RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, WHICH DO NOT
 HAVE TRASH RECEPTACLES, STATING "PLEASE  TAKE  ANY  TRASH  YOU  GENERATE
 WHILE  UPON  THIS  FACILITY WITH YOU FOR DISPOSAL WHEN YOU REACH A TRASH
 RECEPTACLE."
   3. EVERY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE WHICH  ESTAB-
 LISHES  AND IMPLEMENTS A RECYCLABLES RECOVERY PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
 VISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR STATE  ASSIST-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03191-01-1

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