N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 27-2807


Any person required to collect tax who violates any provision of § 27-2803 (Plastic carryout bag ban)section 27-2803 of this title shall receive a warning notice for the first such violation. A person required to collect tax shall be liable to the state of New York for a civil penalty of two hundred fifty dollars for the first violation after receiving a warning and five hundred dollars for any subsequent violation in the same calendar year. For purposes of this section, each commercial transaction shall constitute no more than one violation. A hearing or opportunity to be heard shall be provided prior to the assessment of any civil penalty.


The department, the department of agriculture and markets, and the attorney general are hereby authorized to enforce the provisions of this title, and all monies collected shall be deposited to the credit of the environmental protection fund established pursuant to State Finance Law § 92-S (Environmental protection fund)section ninety-two-s of the state finance law.

Source: Section 27-2807 — Violations, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/27-2807 (updated Mar. 6, 2020; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Mar. 6, 2020

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