S08693 Summary:

BILL NOS08693
 
SAME ASSAME AS A11171
 
SPONSORBAILEY
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
 
Authorizes and directs the commissioner of environmental conservation to conduct a study on food waste initiatives and to provide recommendations based on the study's findings.
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S08693 Actions:

BILL NOS08693
 
05/10/2018REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
06/05/2018COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
06/06/2018ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1619
06/06/2018PASSED SENATE
06/06/2018DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
06/06/2018referred to environmental conservation
06/19/2018substituted for a11171
06/19/2018ordered to third reading rules cal.266
06/19/2018passed assembly
06/19/2018returned to senate
12/12/2018DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
12/21/2018VETOED MEMO.325
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S08693 Committee Votes:

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S08693 Floor Votes:

DATE:06/19/2018Assembly Vote  YEA/NAY: 143/1
AbbateYCookYGarbarinoYLupardoYPellegrinoYStecY
AbinantiYCrespoYGiglioYMageeYPeoples-StokesYSteckY
ArroyoYCrouchYGlickYMagnarelliYPerryYSternY
AshbyYCurranYGoodellYMalliotakisYPheffer AmatoYStirpeY
AubryYCusickYGottfriedYMcDonaldYPichardoYTagueY
BarclayYCymbrowitzYGuntherYMcDonoughYPretlowYTaylorY
BarnwellYDavilaYHawleyYMikulinYQuartYThieleY
BarrettYDe La RosaYHevesiYMill B YRaYTitoneY
BarronYDenDekkerYHikindYMill MGYRaiaYTitusY
BenedettoYDickensYHooperYMill MLYRamosYVanelY
BichotteYDilanYHunterYMontesanoNORichardsonYWalkerY
BlakeYDinowitzYHyndmanYMorelleYRiveraYWallaceY
BlankenbushYDiPietroYJaffeeYMorinelloYRodriguezYWalshY
BohenYD'UrsoYJean-PierreYMosleyYRose D YWalterY
BrabenecYEnglebrightYJenneYMurrayYRose L YWeinsteinY
BraunsteinYEpsteinYJohnsYNiouYRozicYWeprinY
BrindisiYErrigoYJonesYNolanYRyanYWilliamsY
BronsonYEspinalYJoynerYNorrisYSantabarbaraYWoernerY
BuchwaldYFahyYKimYOaksYSchimmingerYWrightY
ButlerYFernandezYKolbYO'DonnellYSeawrightYZebrowskiY
ByrneYFinchYLalorYOrtizYSimonYMr SpkrY
CahillYFitzpatrickYLavineEROtisYSimotasY
CarrollYFriendYLawrenceYPalmesanoYSkoufisY
CastorinaYGalefYLentolYPalumboYSmithY
ColtonYGanttERLiftonYPaulinYSolagesY

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S08693 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8693
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      May 10, 2018
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
        AN ACT authorizing  and  directing  the  commissioner  of  environmental
          conservation  to  conduct  a  study  on  food waste initiatives and to
          provide recommendations based on the study's findings

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Definitions.  For the purposes of this act, the following
     2  terms shall have the following meanings:
     3    1. "agency" means any state department, agency, board, public  benefit
     4  corporation, public authority, or commission.
     5    2. "food service establishments" shall include, but not be limited to,
     6  the  following:  full-service restaurants, fast food restaurants, cafes,
     7  delicatessens, coffee shops, and cafeterias.
     8    3. "commissioner" means the commissioner  of  environmental  conserva-
     9  tion.
    10    4. "department" means the department of environmental conservation.
    11    5. "food waste" means food that is not required to meet the needs of a
    12  food  service  establishment  and  which is disposed of in a manner such
    13  that it will not be eaten.
    14    6. "food waste initiative"  means  an  initiative  regarding  the  use
    15  and/or disposal of food waste.
    16    §  2. Study. 1. The commissioner is authorized and directed to conduct
    17  a study on food waste initiatives throughout the state. Such study shall
    18  include, but not be limited to:
    19    a. food waste initiatives implemented or planned to be implemented  by
    20  non-governmental organizations, agencies, and other states and nations;
    21    b.  any  laws,  rules,  or  regulations proposed or implemented in any
    22  municipality; and
    23    c. scholarly articles and proposals for food waste initiatives.
    24    2. Upon request, an agency shall provide the commissioner with  infor-
    25  mation which may help complete the commissioner's study.
    26    §  3.  Report.  The  commissioner shall submit to the governor and the
    27  legislature, no later than eighteen months after the effective  date  of
    28  this  act,  a report on the findings of the study as well as the commis-
    29  sioner's recommendations for reducing food waste within the state.
    30    § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD15762-01-8
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