Bill S4781A-2013

Requires that all printed political campaign mailing pieces include a message about recycling the printed materials

Requires that all printed political campaign mailing pieces include a message about recycling the printed materials.

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  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO ELECTIONS
  • Jun 16, 2013: PRINT NUMBER 4781A
  • Jun 16, 2013: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO ELECTIONS
  • Apr 23, 2013: REFERRED TO ELECTIONS

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4781A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to requiring that all printed political campaign mailing pieces include a message about recycling the printed materials

PURPOSE:

Recycling of campaign and political literature.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new section 3-111 to read as follows:

JUSTIFICATION:

All political literature in New York State, whether hand-billed or mailed, shall have affixed to it, the NYS-approved recycling logo signified by three arrows in a triangular configuration, and the following printed message: "This material is recyclable. It can, and should, be recycled after use. It shall be placed in a proper recycling bin or receptacle and properly disposed of."

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4781--A 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 23, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to requiring that all printed political campaign mailing pieces include a message about recycling the printed materials THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new section 3-111 to read as follows: S 3-111. RECYCLING OF CAMPAIGN AND POLITICAL LITERATURE. ALL POLI- TICAL LITERATURE IN NEW YORK STATE, WHETHER HAND-BILLED OR MAILED, SHALL HAVE AFFIXED TO IT, THE RECYCLING LOGO SIGNIFIED BY THREE CHASING ARROWS IN A TRIANGULAR CONFIGURATION, AND THE FOLLOWING PRINTED MESSAGE: "THIS MATERIAL IS RECYCLABLE. PLEASE PROPERLY RECYCLE AFTER USE." S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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