§ 27-2601 Definitions
§ 27-2603 Manufacturer Collection; Recycling Surcharge
§ 27-2605 Manufacturer Electronic Waste Registration and Responsibilities
§ 27-2607 Retailer Requirements
§ 27-2609 Labeling
§ 27-2611 Disposal Ban
§ 27-2613 Electronic Waste Collection, Consolidation and Recycling
§ 27-2615 Department Responsibilities
§ 27-2617 Reporting Requirements
§ 27-2619 Preemption
§ 27-2621 Disposition of Fees

Terms Used In New York Laws > Environmental Conservation > Article 27 > Title 26

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Cathode ray tube: means a vacuum tube or picture tube used to convert an electronic signal into a visual image. See
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of consumer and worker protection. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Computer: means an electronic, magnetic, optical, electrochemical or other high-speed data processing device performing a logical, arithmetic or storage function, including a laptop computer and desktop computer, and includes any cable, cord, or wiring permanently affixed to or incorporated into such product, and may include both a computer central processing unit and a monitor; but such term shall not include an automated typewriter or typesetter, a portable hand-held calculator, a portable digital assistant, server, or other similar device. See
  • Consumer: means a person located in the state who owns or uses covered electronic equipment, including but not limited to an individual, a business, corporation, limited partnership, not-for-profit corporation, the state, a public corporation, public school, school district, private or parochial school or board of cooperative educational services or governmental entity, but does not include an entity involved in a wholesale transaction between a distributor and retailer. See
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Covered electronic equipment: means : a computer; computer peripheral; small electronic equipment; small-scale server; cathode ray tube; or television, as defined in this section. See
  • Department: shall mean the department of consumer and worker protection. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Electronic waste: means covered electronic equipment that has been discarded or is no longer wanted by its owner, or for any other reason enters the waste collection, recovery, treatment, processing, or recycling system. See
  • Electronic waste collection site: means a facility at a fixed or temporary site at which electronic waste is accepted from consumers and temporarily stored for more than five days in a calendar year before

    such waste is transported to an electronic waste consolidation facility or electronic waste recycling facility. See

  • Electronic waste consolidation facility: means a facility that receives and stores electronic waste for the purpose of organizing, categorizing or consolidating items of electronic waste before such waste is transported to an electronic waste recycling facility. See
  • Electronic waste recycling facility: means a facility at which electronic waste is recycled. See
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Label: means a marker on the surface of covered electronic equipment conveying information; for the purposes of this title, labels must be permanent and can be attached, printed, engraved or incorporated in any other permanent way that is obvious and visible to users of the product. See
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • License: shall mean an authorization by the department of consumer and worker protection to carry on various activities within its jurisdiction, which may take the form of a license, permit, registration, certification or such other form as is designated under law, regulation or rule. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-102
  • Manufacturer: means a person who: (a) assembles or substantially assembles covered electronic equipment for sale in the state; (b) manufactures covered electronic equipment under its own brand name or under any other brand name for sale in the state; (c) sells, under its own brand name, covered electronic equipment sold in the state; (d) owns a brand name that it licenses to another person for use on covered electronic equipment sold in the state; (e) imports covered electronic equipment for sale in the state; or (f) manufactures covered electronic equipment for sale in the state without affixing a brand name. See
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Monitor: means a separate visual display component of a computer, whether sold separately or together with a computer central processing unit, and includes a cathode ray tube, liquid crystal display, gas plasma, digital light processing or other image projection technology, greater than four inches when measured diagonally, and its case, interior wires and circuitry, and any cable cord or wiring permanently affixed thereto or incorporated into such product. See
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, business entity, partnership, company,

    corporation,

    not-for-profit corporation, association, governmental entity, public benefit corporation, public authority, firm, organization, or any other group of individuals, or any officer or employee or agent thereof. See

  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recycle: means to separate, dismantle or process the materials, components or commodities contained in electronic waste for the purpose of preparing the materials, components or commodities for use or reuse in new products or components thereof, but not for energy recovery or energy generation by means of combustion, gasification, pyrolysis or other means. See
  • Retailer: means a person who sells covered electronic equipment to a person in the state through any means, including, but not limited to, transactions conducted through retail sales outlets, mail, catalogs, the telephone or the internet, or any electronic means. See
  • Reuse: means the use of electronic waste that is tested and certified to be in good working order and which was removed from the waste stream for use for the same purpose for which it was manufactured, including the continued use of whole systems or components. See
  • sale: means any transfer for consideration of title or the right to use, from a manufacturer or retailer to a person, including, but not limited to, transactions conducted through retail sales outlets, catalogs, mail, the telephone, the internet, or any electronic means; this includes transfer of new products or used products that may have been refurbished by their manufacturer or manufacturer-approved party and that are offered for sale by a manufacturer or retailer, but does not include consumer-to-consumer second-hand transfer. See
  • Small electronic equipment: means any portable digital music player that has memory capability and is battery-powered, video cassette recorder, a digital video disc player, digital video recorder, digital converter box, cable or satellite receiver, or electronic or video game console, and includes any cable, cord, or wiring permanently affixed to or incorporated into any such product. See
  • Small-scale server: means a computer that typically uses desktop components in a desktop form factor, but is designed primarily to be a storage host for other computers. See
  • Television: means a display system containing a cathode ray tube or any other type of display primarily intended to receive video

    programming via broadcast, cable or satellite transmission, having a viewable area greater than four inches when measured diagonally. See

  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.