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Cuomo's primary stated objection to the bill was that it directed the five cent fee to merchants, an arrangement Cuomo said would yield an "unjustifiable and unnecessary" profit for private enterprise.
NYC will likely have to put the conversation on hold until next January.
Under the terms of the bill, the fee's implementation will have to be delayed until 2018, when the City Council can revisit whether to move forward with it.
New York City can't come along and come up with this new creature."
State lawmakers have counteracted City plans to enact a 5-cent plastic bag fee.
The fee will be officially instated in October, but won't be actively enforced until next April.
The Council will vote on the bill on May 5th.
With the city facing a huge deficit and much less Wall