Senate Bill S6869A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to retention and use of funds for the beverage container assistance program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S6869 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7557
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-1012, 27-1018 & 27-1007, En Con L

2023-S6869 - Summary

Requires the comptroller to retain, from revenues collected from unclaimed bottles, an amount equal to 2% of the total revenues collected in the prior calendar year, for use towards expanding and creating bottle redemption centers under the beverage container assistance program; increases the handling fee paid by deposit initiators to dealers or operators of a redemption center from 3.5 cents to 5 cents.

2023-S6869 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6869 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6869
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  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,  in  relation  to
   retention  and  use  of  funds  for  the beverage container assistance
   program

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  27-1012 of the environmental
 conservation law, as amended by section 2 of part JJ of  chapter  58  of
 the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
   5.  All moneys collected or received by the department of taxation and
 finance pursuant to this title shall be deposited to the credit  of  the
 comptroller  with such responsible banks, banking houses or trust compa-
 nies as may be designated by the comptroller.  Such  deposits  shall  be
 kept  separate  and apart from all other moneys in the possession of the
 comptroller. The comptroller shall require adequate  security  from  all
 such depositories. Of the total revenue collected, the comptroller shall
 retain the amount determined by the commissioner of taxation and finance
 to  be  necessary  for refunds out of which the comptroller must pay any
 refunds to which a deposit initiator may be  entitled.    OF  THE  TOTAL
 REVENUE  COLLECTED,  THE COMPTROLLER SHALL RETAIN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO TWO
 PERCENT OF THE TOTAL OF SUCH REVENUES COLLECTED IN  THE  PRIOR  CALENDAR
 YEAR,  TO  BE  DISTRIBUTED TO THE COMMISSIONER, AS NEEDED, FOR USE UNDER
 THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION 27-1018 OF
 THIS TITLE. After reserving the [amount] AMOUNTS to pay refunds AND  FOR
 USE  UNDER  THE  BEVERAGE  CONTAINER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, the comptroller
 must, by the tenth day of each month, pay into the state treasury to the
 credit of the general fund the revenue deposited under this  subdivision
 during  the  preceding calendar month and remaining to the comptroller's
 credit on the last day of that preceding month; provided, however, that,
 beginning April first, two thousand thirteen, nineteen million  dollars,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10766-02-3
              

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2023-S6869A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7557
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-1012, 27-1018 & 27-1007, En Con L

2023-S6869A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the comptroller to retain, from revenues collected from unclaimed bottles, an amount equal to 2% of the total revenues collected in the prior calendar year, for use towards expanding and creating bottle redemption centers under the beverage container assistance program; increases the handling fee paid by deposit initiators to dealers or operators of a redemption center from 3.5 cents to 5 cents.

2023-S6869A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6869A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6869--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
   -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  in
   accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   retention and use of  funds  for  the  beverage  container  assistance
   program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 5  of  section  27-1012  of  the  environmental
 conservation  law,  as  amended by section 2 of part JJ of chapter 58 of
 the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
   5. All moneys collected or received by the department of taxation  and
 finance  pursuant  to this title shall be deposited to the credit of the
 comptroller with such responsible banks, banking houses or trust  compa-
 nies  as  may  be  designated by the comptroller. Such deposits shall be
 kept separate and apart from all other moneys in the possession  of  the
 comptroller.  The  comptroller  shall require adequate security from all
 such depositories. Of the total revenue collected, the comptroller shall
 retain the amount determined by the commissioner of taxation and finance
 to be necessary for refunds out of which the comptroller  must  pay  any
 refunds  to  which  a  deposit initiator may be entitled.   OF THE TOTAL
 REVENUE COLLECTED, THE COMPTROLLER SHALL RETAIN AN AMOUNT EQUAL  TO  TWO
 PERCENT  OF  THE  TOTAL OF SUCH REVENUES COLLECTED IN THE PRIOR CALENDAR
 YEAR, TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE COMMISSIONER, AS NEEDED,  FOR  USE  UNDER
 THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION 27-1018 OF
 THIS  TITLE. After reserving the [amount] AMOUNTS to pay refunds AND FOR
 USE UNDER THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER  ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM,  the  comptroller
 must, by the tenth day of each month, pay into the state treasury to the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10766-05-4
              

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