New York

Assembly Bill 485

Bill Number and Name New York Assembly Bill 485–
Beverage Container Deposit Implementation
Primary Sponsor Representative Englebright


01/06/2016 Carried over from 2015 and re-referred to Environmental Conservation Committee

Proposed Changes

Currently, the New York State Returnable Container Act enacts a beverage container deposit system that includes carbonated beverages and water without added sugar. This bill would add wine and liquor containers to the current legislation.

Beverages Added

  • Liquor
  • Wine


Deposits and Fees

Unredeemed deposits to be deposited into the Environmental Fund and the State Park Infrastructure Fund

Redemption System

Remains unchanged


Remains unchanged


Updated May 11, 2016


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