2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 17, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. MAGNARELLI, COOK, ORTIZ, STECK, LIFTON, PEOPLES-
          STOKES, LUPARDO, MOSLEY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  ARROYO  --
          read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election law, in relation to requiring that all
          printed political campaign  mailing  pieces,  containing  or  made  of
          recyclable  material,  include  a  message about recycling the printed
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The election law is amended by adding a new section 3-111
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 3-111. Recycling of campaign and political literature.    All  poli-
     4  tical  literature  in  New  York  state,  whether hand-billed or mailed,
     5  containing or made of recyclable material, shall have affixed to it, the
     6  recycling logo signified by three chasing arrows in a triangular config-
     7  uration, and the following printed message: "This material  is  recycla-
     8  ble.  Please properly recycle after use."
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.