S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
Cal. No. 847
I N A S S E M B L Y
April 27, 2016
Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, McDONALD, ROSENTHAL, GALEF, ABINAN-
TI, SCHIMEL, CAHILL, GOTTFRIED, SEPULVEDA, OTIS, HOOPER, KAVANAGH --
Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BLAKE, BRAUNSTEIN, CERETTO, COLTON,
FAHY, GLICK, HYNDMAN, JAFFEE, LIFTON, MOSLEY, SIMON, SKARTADOS, STECK,
THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental
Conservation -- reported and referred to the Committee on Codes --
reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means -- reported
from committee, advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered
reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading
AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to
establishing a product stewardship program for primary batteries
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 16 to read as follows:
FOR PRIMARY BATTERIES
SECTION 27-1601. DEFINITIONS.
27-1603. PRIMARY BATTERY REGISTRATION.
27-1605. PRIMARY BATTERY STEWARDSHIP PLAN.
27-1607. ANNUAL REPORT; PLAN AUDIT.
27-1609. AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES.
27-1611. RETAILER OBLIGATIONS.
27-1613. ADMINISTRATIVE FEE.
27-1617. RULEMAKING; PROCEDURE.
S 27-1601. DEFINITIONS.
WHEN USED IN THIS TITLE:
1. "DEPARTMENT" MEANS THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION.
2. "BRAND" MEANS A NAME, SYMBOL, WORD, OR TRACEABLE MARK THAT IDENTI-
FIES A PRIMARY BATTERY AND ATTRIBUTES THE PRIMARY BATTERY TO THE OWNER
OR LICENSEE OF THE BRAND AS THE PRODUCER.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.