Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 23, 2023||
referred to environmental conservation
Assembly Bill A4744
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
2023-A4744 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A4744 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4744 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 23, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to advanced recycling and advanced recycling facilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 7 of section 27-0303 of the environ- mental conservation law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 671 of the laws of 1986, and subdivision 7 as added by chapter 592 of the laws of 1981, are amended to read as follows: 1. "Disposal" means the abandonment, discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of any substance so that such substance or any related constituent thereof may enter the environment. Disposal also means the thermal destruction of waste or hazardous waste and the burning of such wastes as fuel for the purpose of recovering useable energy, BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE POST-USE POLYMERS AND RECOVERED FEEDSTOCKS CONVERTED AT AN ADVANCED RECYCLING FACILITY OR HELD AT SUCH A FACILITY PRIOR TO CONVERSION THROUGH AN ADVANCED RECYCLING PROCESS, AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED PURSUANT TO SECTION 27-0701 OF THIS ARTICLE. 7. "Waste" means any garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant or air pollution control facility, and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining and agricultural operations and from community activities, but does not include solid or dissolved material in domestic sewage[,]; or solid or dissolved materials in irrigation return flows or industrial discharges which are point sources subject to permits under article 17 of this chapter[,]; or source, special nuclear or by-product material as defined in the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (68 Stat. 923) except as may be provided by existing agreements between the state and the federal government; OR POST-USE POLYMERS AND RECOVERED FEEDSTOCKS CONVERTED AT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05127-02-3
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