Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 24, 2023||
referred to environmental conservation
Assembly Bill A5906
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-A5906 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A5906 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5906 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 24, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SHIMSKY -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to expanding the food donation and food scraps recycling program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 27-2201 of the environmental conservation law, as added by section 2 of part SS of chapter 58 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: 1. "Designated food scraps generator" means a person who generates at a single location an annual average of two tons per week or more of food scraps BETWEEN JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE AND DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR, AN ANNUAL AVERAGE OF ONE TON PER WEEK OR MORE OF FOOD SCRAPS BETWEEN JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY- FIVE AND DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-SIX, AND AN ANNUAL AVERAGE OF ONE-HALF TON PER WEEK OR MORE OF FOOD SCRAPS BEGINNING JANU- ARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-SEVEN AND THEREAFTER based on a methodol- ogy established by the department pursuant to regulations, including, supermarkets, large food service businesses, higher educational insti- tutions, hotels, food processors, correctional facilities, and sports or entertainment venues. For a location with multiple independent food service businesses, such as a mall or college campus, the entity respon- sible for contracting for solid waste hauling services is responsible for managing food scraps from the independent businesses. § 2. The opening paragraph of paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 and para- graph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 27-2203 of the environmental conservation law, as added by section 2 of part SS of chapter 58 of the laws of 2019, are amended to read as follows: except as provided in paragraph (c) of this subdivision, each desig- nated food scraps generator [that is within twenty-five miles of an organics recycler, to the extent that the recycler has capacity to EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09935-01-3
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