Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 08, 2023||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A3902
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
2023-A3902 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A3902 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3902 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 8, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. FAHY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to enacting the "environmentally conscious purchasing act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "environmentally conscious purchasing act". § 2. Section 165 of the state finance law is amended by adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows: 2-A. PROHIBITION ON THE PURCHASE OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS. A. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS" SHALL INCLUDE: (I) PLASTIC BAGS; (II) CLING FILM PLASTIC FOOD PACKAGING; (III) NON-RECYCLABLE PLASTIC BOTTLES; (IV) PLASTIC STRAWS; (V) PLASTIC PLATES, NON-REUSABLE PLASTIC CONTAINERS, PLASTIC CUPS, PLASTIC LIDS, AND PLASTIC STIRRERS; (VI) PLASTIC CUTLERY; (VII) PLASTIC RINGS USED IN PACKAGING; (VIII) STYROFOAM PLATES, STYROFOAM TAKE-AWAY CONTAINERS AND STYROFOAM TRAYS; AND (IX) ANY OTHER SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS DETERMINED TO BE INCLUDED BY THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION. B. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS SUBDIVISION, THE STATE AND ANY GOVERN- MENTAL AGENCY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION OF THE STATE SHALL NOT PURCHASE OR OBTAIN FOR ANY PURPOSE ANY SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCT. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03754-01-3 A. 3902 2
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