senate Bill S834

Signed By Governor
2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to the carpet collection program

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 03, 2023 signed chap.82
delivered to governor
Feb 28, 2023 returned to senate
passed assembly
Feb 15, 2023 ordered to third reading rules cal.95
substituted for a2206
Feb 08, 2023 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2023 ordered to third reading cal.43
Jan 06, 2023 referred to rules

S834 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§27-3301, 27-3303, 27-3305, 27-3307, 27-3309, 27-3311, 27-3313 & 27-3317, En Con L; amd §3, Chap of 2022 (as proposed in S.5027-C & A.9279-A)

S834 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the carpet collection program; defines "carpet collection program" as a program financed and implemented by producers, either individually, or through a representative organization, that provides for, but is not limited to, the collection, transportation, reuse, recycling, proper end-of-life management, or an appropriate combination thereof, of discarded carpet; extends the deadlines of certain provisions of law; makes technical corrections.

S834 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S834 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              January 6, 2023
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
   carpet  collection program; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2022
   amending the environmental conservation law relating to establishing a
   carpet collection program, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.
   5027-C and A. 9279-A, in relation to the effectiveness thereof
   Section 1. Subdivisions 2, 3 and 10 of section 27-3301 of the environ-
 mental  conservation  law,  as  added  by  a chapter of the laws of 2022
 amending the environmental conservation law relating to  establishing  a
 carpet  collection  program, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.
 5027-C and A. 9279-A, are amended, a new opening  paragraph  and  a  new
 subdivision 3-a are added to read as follows:
   2. "Carpet" means a manufactured article that is (a) used [in  commer-
 cial  buildings  or  single  or  multifamily residential buildings] BY A
 CONSUMER, (b) affixed or placed on the floor or building walking surface
 as a decorative or functional building interior or exterior feature, and
 (c) primarily constructed of a top surface of synthetic or natural  face
 fibers  or yarns or tufts attached to a backing system made of synthetic
 or natural materials. "Carpet"  includes,  but  is  not  limited  to,  a
 commercial  or residential broadloom carpet, modular carpet tiles, arti-
 ficial turf, a pad or underlayment used in conjunction  with  a  carpet.
 "Carpet" does not include handmade rugs, area rugs, or mats.
   3. "Closed loop recycling" means recycling in which materials that are
 reclaimed  are  returned  to  the original process or processes in which
 they were generated [where] AND they are reused in the production  proc-
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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