Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 03, 2023||
referred to environmental conservation
Assembly Bill A3576
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Jo Anne Simon
Albert A. Stirpe
2023-A3576 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A3576 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3576 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 3, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. FAHY, SIMON, STECK, STIRPE, L. ROSENTHAL, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conserva- tion AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to plas- tic carryout bags provided by restaurants THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 27-2801 of the environmental conservation law, as added by section 2 of part H of chapter 58 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: 1. "Exempt bag" means a bag: (a) used solely to contain or wrap uncooked meat, fish, or poultry; (b) bags used by a customer solely to package bulk items such as fruits, vegetables, grains, or candy; (c) bags used solely to contain food sliced or prepared to order; (d) bags used solely to contain a newspaper for delivery to a subscriber; (e) bags sold in bulk to a consumer at the point of sale; (f) trash bags; (g) food storage bags; (h) garment bags; (i) bags prepackaged for sale to a customer; OR (j) [plastic carryout bags provided by a restaurant, tavern or similar food service establishment, as defined in the state sanitary code, to carryout or deliver food; or (k)] bags provided by a pharmacy to carry prescription drugs. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03460-01-3
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