senate Bill S543

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits hotels from making available to its hotel guests small plastic bottles containing hospitality personal care products

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Current Bill Status Via A5082 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 26, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.238
substituted for s543
Apr 26, 2021 substituted by a5082
Feb 08, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2021 1st report cal.238
Jan 06, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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Feb 2, 2021 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S543
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2021

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S543 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5082
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 32 §§27-3201 - 27-3207, En Con L; amd §92-s, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5282, A7662

S543 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits hotels from making available to its hotel guests small plastic bottles containing hospitality personal care products; imposes a monetary penalty for violation of such prohibition after notice, and a hearing or opportunity to be heard.

S543 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S543 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    543
 
                        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 and the state finance
   law, in relation to restricting hotels from making available to  hotel
   guests small plastic bottle hospitality personal care products
 
   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 32 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 32
    SMALL PLASTIC BOTTLE HOSPITALITY PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT RESTRICTIONS
 SECTION 27-3201. DEFINITIONS.
         27-3203. SMALL  PLASTIC   BOTTLE   HOSPITALITY   PERSONAL   CARE
                    PRODUCTS.
         27-3205. VIOLATIONS.
         27-3207. PREEMPTION OF LOCAL LAW.
 § 27-3201. DEFINITIONS.
   AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
   1. "HOTEL" MEANS A BUILDING OR PORTION OF A BUILDING WHICH IS REGULAR-
 LY  USED AND KEPT OPEN AS SUCH FOR THE LODGING OF GUESTS. HOTEL INCLUDES
 AN APARTMENT HOTEL, A MOTEL OR A BOARDING HOUSE, WHETHER  OR  NOT  MEALS
 ARE SERVED.
   2.  "HOSPITALITY  PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT" MEANS A PRODUCT PROVIDED BY A
 HOTEL AND INTENDED TO BE APPLIED TO OR USED ON THE  HUMAN  BODY  OR  ANY
 PART  THEREOF FOR CLEANSING, CONDITIONING, OR MOISTURIZING.  HOSPITALITY
 PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO,  SHAMPOO,  CONDI-
 TIONER, LOTION, AND LIQUID SOAP.
   3.  "SMALL  PLASTIC BOTTLE" MEANS A PLASTIC CONTAINER WITH LESS THAN A
 TWELVE OUNCE CAPACITY THAT IS INTENDED TO BE  NON-REUSABLE  BY  THE  END
 USER.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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