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A05502 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         5502

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                   February 28, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by M. of A. SWEENEY -- read once and referred to the Commit-
         tee on Environmental Conservation

       AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the state finance
         law, in relation to the collection of drink containers  for  recycling
         on state property

         THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section 1.   Subdivision 1 of section  27-0717  of  the  environmental
    2  conservation  law  is  amended  by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as
    3  follows:
    4    (E) COOPERATE WITH AND ADVISE OTHER  STATE  AGENCIES  IN  IMPLEMENTING
    5  PARAGRAPH  F  OF  SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE OF
    6  THE STATE FINANCE LAW  TO  ENSURE  COMPLIANCE  AND  FULL  COLLECTION  OF
    7  RECYCLABLE MATERIAL ON STATE PROPERTY.
    8    S  2. Paragraph f of subdivision 3 of section 165 of the state finance
    9  law, as amended by chapter 95 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
   10  follows:
   11    f. Each state agency shall devise and institute a  program  to  source
   12  separate  all  other waste generated within state office facilities that
   13  is not covered by paragraph e of this subdivision.  Such  program  shall
   14  include  marketing arrangements and appropriate procedures to ensure the
   15  maximum recovery of such waste. THE STATE SHALL ENSURE  FOR  EVERY  FOUR
   16  WASTE  RECEPTACLES  THE  AVAILABILITY OF AT LEAST ONE RECEPTACLE FOR THE
   17  COLLECTION OF DRINK CONTAINERS TO PROMOTE RECYCLING AND  MAXIMUM  RECOV-
   18  ERY.  THE  TERM "DRINK CONTAINER" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL GLASS, METAL,
   19  STEEL, OR PLASTIC BOTTLE, CAN OR JAR  USED  FOR  CONTAINING  UP  TO  ONE
   20  GALLON OF A DRINK.
   21    S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
   22  it shall have become a law.

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD04107-01-3
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