California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

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Current Priority Bills

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Status of Priority Bills, 2015-2016 Session

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Measure Topic-Status Description
AB 45
Mullin D)

Amended:   4/30/2015
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Household hazardous waste.
5/29/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(5). (Last location was APPR. SUSPENSE FILE on 5/20/2015)
Would require each jurisdiction that provides for the residential collection and disposal of solid waste to increase the collection and diversion of household hazardous waste in its service area, on or before July 1, 2020, by 15% over a baseline amount, to be determined in accordance with Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery regulations. The bill would authorize the department to adopt a model ordinance for a comprehensive program for the collection of household hazardous waste to facilitate compliance with those provisions, and would require each jurisdiction to annually report to the department on progress achieved in complying with those provisions. 
AB 144
Mathis R)

Amended:   6/1/2015
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Dumping.
8/31/2015 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
Would make dumping waste matter on private property, including on any private road or highways, without the consent of the owner punishable by a fine between $250 and $1,000 for a first conviction, between $500 and $1,500 for a 2nd conviction, and between $750 and $3,000 for a 3rd conviction. The bill would make a 4th or subsequent conviction a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in a county jail for not more than 30 days and by a fine of not less than $750 nor more than $3,000. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws. 
AB 190
Harper R)

Amended:   3/11/2015
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Solid waste: single-use carryout bags.
4/13/2015 - In committee: Set, second hearing. Failed passage. Reconsideration granted.
Current law, inoperative due to a pending referendum election, would otherwise, as of July 1, 2015, prohibit stores that have a specified amount of sales in dollars or retail floor space from providing a single-use carryout bag to a customer, with specified exceptions. This bill would repeal the above provisions and related provisions. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws. 
AB 191
Harper R)

Amended:   3/11/2015
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Solid waste: single-use carryout bags.
5/1/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(2). (Last location was NAT. RES. on 4/14/2015)
Current law, inoperative due to a pending referendum election, would, as of July 1, 2015, prohibit stores that have a specified amount of sales in dollars or retail floor space from providing a single-use carryout bag to a customer and prohibit those stores from selling or distributing a recycled paper bag at the point of sale unless the store makes that bag available for purchase for not less than $0.10. This bill would repeal the requirement that a store that distributes recycled paper bags make those bags available for purchase for not less than $0.10. This bill contains other related provisions. 
AB 199
Eggman D)

Amended:   8/25/2015
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Alternative energy: recycled feedstock.
8/27/2015 - In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
Current law establishes the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority to provide financial assistance for projects that promote the use of alternative energies and authorizes the authority to approve a project for financial assistance in the form of a sales and use tax exclusion. This bill would expand projects eligible for the sales and use tax exclusion to include projects that process or utilize recycled feedstock, but would not include a project that processes or utilizes recycled feedstock in a manner that constitutes disposal.  
AB 385
Chu D)

Amended:   7/1/2015
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Solid waste facilities: Newby Island Landfill: stakeholder group.
7/17/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(10). (Last location was E.Q. on 7/1/2015)
Would, until January 1, 2019, require the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to establish a South Bay Odor Stakeholder Group, composed of representatives of specified local and state government agencies, members of the public, and a representative of the landfill operator, among other entities, to hold public meetings, relating to odors that emanate from the Newby Island Landfill and locations around the landfill and take other actions as provided. By imposing new duties on the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, this bill would create a state-mandated local program. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws. 
AB 435
Chang R)

Amended:   8/18/2015
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California Environmental Protection Agency: Natural Resources Agency: Web casts of public meetings and workshops.
8/28/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(11). (Last location was APPR. on 8/27/2015)
Would require that each department, board, and commission of the Natural Resources Agency , except as specified, and each department, board, and office of the California Environmental Protection Agency Web cast all onsite public meetings, in a manner that enables listeners and viewers to ask questions and provide public comment by telephone or electronic communication commensurate with those attending the meeting. The bill would require the agencies to make the recording of a Web cast available online for no less than 3 years for subsequent viewing by interested members of the public.  
AB 577
Bonilla D)

Amended:   7/6/2015
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Biomethane: grant program.
8/28/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(11). (Last location was APPR. on 8/27/2015)
Would require the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission to develop and implement a grant program to award grants for projects that produce biomethane, that build or develop collection and purification technology or infrastructure, or that upgrade or expand existing biomethane facilities. The bill would, upon appropriation, authorize moneys in the fund to be used to fund grants awarded pursuant to the program.  
AB 590
Dahle R)

Amended:   7/9/2015
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Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund.
8/28/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(11). (Last location was APPR. on 8/27/2015)
Would provide that moneys in the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, upon appropriation, may be made available for expenditure by the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission for the purposes of maintaining the current level of biomass power generation or geothermal energy generation in the state and revitalizing currently idle facilities in strategically located regions. The bill would establish requirements for an applicant to receive available funding for a facility's eligible electrical generation.  
AB 628
Bloom D)

Introduced:   2/24/2015
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Used oil.
7/17/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(10). (Last location was E.Q. on 5/21/2015)
Current law authorizes the Department of Toxic Substances Control to regulate the disposal of hazardous waste, including used oil, and, for those purposes, defines "used oil" to mean oil that has been refined from crude oil, or any synthetic oil, that has been used, and, as a result of use or as a consequence of extended storage, or spillage, has been contaminated with physical or chemical impurities. This bill would clarify that the synthetic oil referred to in the definition of "used oil" may be from any source.  
AB 640
Dahle R)

Introduced:   2/24/2015
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Household hazardous waste.
5/15/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(3). (Last location was PRINT on 2/24/2015)
Current law authorizes public agencies to operate household hazardous waste collection facilities, as defined, and specifies conditions for the transportation of household hazardous waste. This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to the definitions pertaining to those provisions.  
AB 655
Quirk D)

Amended:   7/1/2015
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Rendering: inedible kitchen grease: registration fee: additional fees.
7/17/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(10). (Last location was AGRI. on 7/1/2015)
Current law, operative until July 1, 2020, authorizes the Department of Food and Agriculture, in addition to the license fee, to charge each licensed renderer and collection center an additional fee to cover the reasonable costs of administering provisions regulating renderers, collection centers, and transporters of inedible kitchen grease, and requires that the additional fees may not exceed $3,000 per year. This bill would increase the maximum amount of these additional fees to $10,000 per year. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws. 
AB 761
Levine D)

Amended:   6/2/2015
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Carbon sequestration: working lands.
8/28/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(11). (Last location was APPR. on 8/27/2015)
Would require the Department of Food and Agriculture, upon an appropriation of moneys therefor, to establish a grant program to fund voluntary projects that increase carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions reductions on working lands, as defined. The bill would require the department, in consultation with the Department of Conservation, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, the State Air Resources Board, and the Department of Water Resources, to develop and adopt project solicitation and evaluation guidelines for the program, as specified.  
AB 876
McCarty D)

Enrollment:   9/1/2015
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Compostable organics.
9/1/2015 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.
Would require, commencing August 1, 2017, a county or regional agency to include in its annual report to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery an estimate of the amount of organic waste in cubic yards that will be generated in the county or region over a 15-year period, an estimate of the additional organic waste recycling facility capacity in cubic yards that will be needed to process that amount of waste, and areas identified by the county or regional agency as locations for new or expanded organic waste recycling facilities capable of safely meeting that additional need, thereby imposing a state-mandated local program.  
AB 888
Bloom D)

Amended:   9/1/2015
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Waste management: plastic microbeads.
9/2/2015 - Action From SECOND READING: Read second time.To THIRD READING.
Would prohibit, on and after January 1, 2020, a person, as defined, from selling or offering for promotional purposes in this state a personal care product containing plastic microbeads that are used to exfoliate or cleanse in a rinse-off product, as specified. The bill would exempt from those prohibitions the sale or promotional offer of a product containing less than 1 part per million (ppm) by weight of plastic microbeads, as provided.  
AB 901
Gordon D)

Amended:   9/1/2015
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Solid waste: reporting requirements: enforcement.
9/1/2015 - Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
The California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, generally regulates the disposal, management, and recycling of solid waste. This bill would revise specified provisions by, among other things, (1) requiring recycling and composting operations and facilities to submit specified information directly to the department, rather than to counties, (2) requiring disposal facility operators to submit tonnage information to the department, and to count ies only on request, and (3) deleting the requirement for counties to submit that information to cities, regional agencies, and the department. 
AB 988
Stone, Mark D)

Amended:   6/30/2015
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Outdoor Environmental Education and Recreation Grants Program.
8/28/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(11). (Last location was APPR. on 8/27/2015)
Would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to establish, on or before March 30, 2016, an Outdoor Environmental Education and Recreation Grants Program with the purpose of increasing the ability of underserved and at-risk populations to participate in outdoor recreation and educational experiences by awarding grants to public organizations, nonprofit organizations, or both. The bill would require the director to develop criteria, procedures, and accountability measures as may be necessary to implement the program and to administer the program to ensure that priority is given to underserved populations, as specified.  
AB 997
Allen, Travis R)

Introduced:   2/26/2015
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Recycling: plastic material.
5/1/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(2). (Last location was NAT. RES. on 3/16/2015)
Current law requires the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to administer state programs to recycle solid waste, plastic trash bags, plastic packaging containers, waste tires, newsprint, and other specified materials. This bill would restate the policy goal of the state to provide that the goal is for not less than 75% of solid waste generated to be source reduced, recycled, used for power generation in dedicated anaerobic digesters as well as in modern landfills capturing methane gas, or composted by the year 2020, and annually thereafter. 
AB 1045
Irwin D)

Amended:   8/17/2015
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Organic waste: composting.
8/31/2015 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
Would require the California Environmental Protection Agency, in coordination with the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, the State Water Resources Control Board, the State Air Resources Board, and the Department of Food and Agriculture, to develop and implement policies to aid in diverting organic waste from landfills by promoting the composting of specified organic waste and by promoting the appropriate use of that compost throughout the state.  
AB 1062
Bonta D)

Amended:   4/7/2015
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Environmental Justice Small Grant Program.
7/17/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(10). (Last location was E.Q. on 6/11/2015)
Current law establishes the Environmental Justice Small Grant Program under the jurisdiction of the California Environmental Protection Agency, and prescribes specific criteria and procedures for the implementation of the program. Current law requires that grants be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that are based in communities with the most significant exposure to pollution. This bill would additionally include physical projects, including planning, engineering, and construction, monitoring or filtering technology, and environmental assessments that improve the environment or the environmental health of the community, or that address a specific environmental justice need, among the purposes for which a grant may be awarded. 
AB 1063
Williams D)

Amended:   8/17/2015
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Solid waste: charges.
8/19/2015 - In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
Would raise the fee imposed on an operator of a disposal facility to $4 per ton commencing January 1, 2017. The bill would require a minimum of $1.50 per ton of the fee collected from each operator, until January 1, 2022, and would authorize some or all of the fee collected thereafter, to be allocated to activities that promote recycling and the highest and best use of materials, as specified. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws. 
AB 1071
Atkins D)

Amended:   8/31/2015
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Supplemental environmental projects.
8/31/2015 - Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
Would require each board, department, and office within the California Environmental Protection Agency that has enforcement authority to establish a specified policy on supplemental environmental projects, as defined, that benefits disadvantaged communities, as defined.  
AB 1103
Dodd D)

Amended:   7/16/2015
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Solid waste: organic waste.
7/17/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(10). (Last location was E.Q. on 7/16/2015)
Would require a person who transports a certain amount of food waste to be registered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, except as specified. The bill would require a registered transporter to maintain a record of food waste transported that contains specified documents and information, and to certify, under penalty of perjury, to the accuracy of the record. By expanding the application of the crime of perjury, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.  
AB 1108
Low D)

Amended:   5/5/2015
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Beverage containers: recycling.
7/17/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(10). (Last location was E.Q. on 6/4/2015)
Would prohibit a certified recycling center from paying the refund value to a consumer for more than 50 pounds of aluminum beverage containers or plastic beverage containers, or any combination thereof, or 500 pounds of glass beverage containers, submitted by that consumer to the certified recycling center in a single 24-hour period. Since a violation of this requirement would be a crime, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws. 
AB 1136
Steinorth R)

Introduced:   2/27/2015
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Reusable grocery bag and recycled paper bag: fee: exemptions.
5/15/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(3). (Last location was NAT. RES. on 5/6/2015)
Current law, inoperative due to a pending referendum petition, would, as of July 1, 2015, prohibit stores that have a specified amount of sales in dollars or retail floor space from providing a single-use carryout bag to a customer and would prohibit those stores from selling or distributing a reusable grocery bag or a recycled paper bag at the point of sale unless the store makes that bag available for purchase for not less than $0.10. Subject to the referendum petition, this bill would expand the group of customers who would be provided a reusable grocery bag or a recycled paper bag at no cost at the point of sale to include a customer who is 65 years of age or older and a customer who provides proof of current attendance at a California college or university.  
AB 1159
Gordon D)

Amended:   4/21/2015
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Product stewardship: pilot program: household batteries and home-generated sharps waste.
5/29/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(5). (Last location was APPR. SUSPENSE FILE on 5/20/2015)
Would establish the Product Stewardship Pilot Program and, until January 1, 2024, would require producers and product stewardship organizations of covered products, defined to mean a consumer product that is used or discarded in this state and is either home-generated sharps waste or household batteries, to develop and implement a product stewardship plan, as specified.

This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws.

 
AB 1239
Gordon D)

Amended:   5/5/2015
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Tire recycling: California tire regulatory fee and waste tire program.
7/17/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(10). (Last location was E.Q. on 6/11/2015)
Would require a waste tire generator, as defined, that is a retail seller of new tires to end user purchasers to pay a California tire regulatory fee. The bill would authorize the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to establish the California tire regulatory fee in an amount that is sufficient to generate revenues equivalent to the reasonable regulatory costs incurred by the department incident to audits, inspections, administrative costs, adjudications, manifesting, registration, and other regulatory activities regarding these retail sellers as generators of waste tires , but not to exceed $1.25 per new tire sold, as provided.  
AB 1247
Irwin D)

Amended:   3/24/2015
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Sales and use taxes: exemption: organic input material.
5/18/2015 - Retained in suspense file.
The sales and use tax law provides various exemptions from those taxes, including an exemption for fertilizer to be applied to land, the products of which are to be used as food for human consumption or are to be sold in the regular course of business. This bill would additionally exempt from those taxes the gross receipts from the sale in this state of, and the storage, use, or other consumption in this state of, organic input material, as defined, to be applied to land, the products of which are to be used as food for human consumption or are to be sold in the regular course of business. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws. 
AB 1256
Williams D)

Introduced:   2/27/2015
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Solid waste: administration.
5/15/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(3). (Last location was PRINT on 2/27/2015)
The California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989 is administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery in the California Environmental Protection Agency. This would make nonsubstantive changes to the provision establishing the department.  
AB 1324
Williams D)

Amended:   3/26/2015
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California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006.
5/15/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(3). (Last location was NAT. RES. on 4/6/2015)
The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 makes various findings and declarations. The act defines various terms, including “statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit,” for purposes of the act. This bill would make changes to those findings and declarations. The bill would revise the definition of “statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit.”  
AB 1367
Williams D)

Introduced:   2/27/2015
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California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006.
5/15/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(3). (Last location was PRINT on 2/27/2015)
The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 requires the State Air Resources Board to adopt regulations to require the reporting and verification of statewide greenhouse gas emissions and to monitor and enforce compliance with this program. This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to the requirement that the state board adopt regulations to require the reporting and verification of statewide greenhouse gas emissions and to monitor and enforce compliance with the program.  
AB 1377
Thurmond D)

Introduced:   2/27/2015
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Solid waste: recycling: diversion: green material.
5/15/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(3). (Last location was NAT. RES. on 3/23/2015)
The California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989 requires the source reduction and recycling element to divert from disposal 50% of all solid waste subject to the element through source reduction, recycling, and composting activities, with specified exceptions. Current law governs the use of solid waste as alternative daily cover in the construction and operation of a solid waste landfill, including the determination of what constitutes diversion through recycling rather than disposal. Current law provides for the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to adopt regulations in this regard. This bill would delete obsolete provisions relating to the adoption of regulations.  
AB 1419
Eggman D)

Amended:   5/5/2015
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Recycling centers.
7/17/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(10). (Last location was E.Q. on 6/4/2015)
Would authorize the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to revoke a certification of a certified recycling center found to be abandoned, as specified. The bill would provide an opportunity for a hearing on that revocation to be conducted in the same manner as a hearing for an applicant whose original application for certification is denied.  
AB 1435
Alejo D)

Amended:   8/18/2015
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Hazardous waste: toxics: packaging.
8/28/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(11). (Last location was APPR. on 8/18/2015)
The Toxics in Packaging Prevention Act generally prohibits a manufacturer or supplier from offering for sale or for promotional purposes in this state a package or packaging component that includes intentionally introduced lead, mercury, cadmium, or hexavalent chromium in the package or in a packaging component. The act exempted from this prohibition, until January 1, 2010, a package or a packaging component if the manufacturer or supplier complied with specific documentation requirements and the package or packaging component did not contain any intentionally introduced lead, mercury, cadmium, or hexavalent chromium, but exceeded a specific maximum concentration level because of the addition of a recycled material. This bill would provide a similar exemption, until January 1, 2019, for a glass beverage, food, or drink container.  
AB 1447
Alejo D)

Amended:   5/5/2015
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Solid waste: food and beverage packaging.
5/29/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(5). (Last location was APPR. on 5/28/2015)
Would require, commencing July 1, 2016, PET plastic packaging manufactured in the state to be manufactured with, and empty PET plastic packaging imported into the state to be filled with food or drink in the state for sale in the state to contain, a minimum of 10% of postfilled PET plastic, as measured by weight. The bill would require, commencing January 1, 2017, and annually thereafter, every such manufacturer or importer of PET plastic packaging to demonstrate compliance with that requirement by certifying to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery certain information. 
SB 47
Hill D)

Amended:   3/25/2015
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Environmental health: synthetic turf.
5/29/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(5). (Last location was APPR. on 5/28/2015)
Would require the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, by July 1, 2017, in consultation with the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, the State Department of Public Health, and the Department of Toxic Substances Control, to prepare and provide to the Legislature and post on the office's Internet Web site a study analyzing synthetic turf, as defined, for potential adverse health impacts. The bill would require the study to include certain information, including a hazard analysis of exposure to the chemicals that may be found in synthetic turf, as provided.  
SB 162
Galgiani D)

Amended:   6/22/2015
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Treated wood waste.
9/1/2015 - In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.
Current law requires the wood preserving industry to provide certain information relating to the potential danger of treated wood to wholesalers and retailers of treated wood and wood-like products. Current law requires these wholesalers and retailers to conspicuously post the information at or near the point of display or customer selection of treated wood and wood-like products, as specified. This bill would update the information required to be posted by wholesalers and retailers of treated wood and treated wood-like products.  
SB 179
Berryhill R)

Introduced:   2/9/2015
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Secondhand goods: junk dealers.
5/15/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(3). (Last location was RLS. on 2/19/2015)
Current law prohibits a junk dealer or recycler from possessing a reasonably recognizable, disassembled, or inoperative fire hydrant or fire department connection, a manhole cover or lid, or a backflow device, as described, that was owned by an agency, without a written certification on the agency's letterhead that the agency either has sold the material described or is offering the material for sale, as specified. This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.  
SB 509
Hueso D)

Introduced:   2/26/2015
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Plastic products: labeling.
5/1/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(2). (Last location was E.Q. on 3/12/2015)
Would authorize the labeling of commercial agricultural mulch film, as defined, sold in the state as "soil biodegradable" if it meets a specified standard for biodegradability of plastics adopted by ASTM International and that standard is also adopted by the Director of Resources Recycling and Recovery. The bill also would make nonsubstantive changes relating to the definition of ASTM International.  
SB 625
Galgiani D)

Amended:   4/20/2015
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Waste management: synthetic plastic microbeads.
5/1/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(2). (Last location was E.Q. on 4/22/2015)
Would prohibit, on and after January 1, 2020, a person, as defined, from selling or offering for promotional purposes in this state a personal care product containing synthetic plastic microbeads, as specified. The bill would exempt from those prohibitions the sale or promotional offer of a product containing less than 1 part per million (ppm) by weight of synthetic plastic microbeads, as provided.

This bill contains other related provisions.

 
SB 662
Committee on Environmental Quality)

Introduced:   2/27/2015
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Recycling.
8/28/2015 - From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 17. Noes 0.) (August 27). Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
This bill would authorize the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to expend money in the Recycling Market Development Revolving Loan Subaccount to make payments to local governing bodies within recycling market development zones for services related to the promotion of the zone. 
SB 687
Allen D)

Amended:   5/5/2015
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Renewable gas standard.
5/29/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(5). (Last location was APPR. on 5/28/2015)
Would require the state board, on or before June 30, 2017, in consultation with the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission and the Public Utilities Commission, to adopt a carbon-based renewable gas standard, as defined and specified, that requires all gas sellers, as defined, to provide specified percentages of renewable gas meeting certain deliverability requirements, to retail end-use customers for use in California, that increases over specified compliance periods. The bill would authorize the state board to waive enforcement of the renewable gas standard upon certain showings being made by a gas seller.  
SB 732
Pan D)

Amended:   4/6/2015
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Beverage container recycling.
5/1/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(2). (Last location was E.Q. on 4/6/2015)
Would, on and after January 1, 2017, require every manufacturer of a beverage sold in a plastic beverage container to demonstrate to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery that each type of plastic beverage container sold in this state contains, on average, not less than 10 percent postfilled material. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws. 
SB 742
Hertzberg D)

Amended:   4/6/2015
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Solid waste: diversion.
5/29/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(5). (Last location was APPR. on 5/28/2015)
Would require each state agency and each large state facility, on and after January 1, 2018, to divert at least 60% of all solid waste from landfill disposal or transformation facilities through source reduction, recycling, and composting activities. The bill would also delete an obsolete provision.  
SB 778
Allen D)

Amended:   4/20/2015
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Automotive oil source reduction.
5/29/2015 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Rule 61(a)(5). (Last location was APPR. on 5/28/2015)
Would, on and after January 1, 2018, require all automotive oil sold in this state to be certified by the oil manufacturer to achieve a minimum useful life of 10,000 miles when used in accordance with the automobile manufacturer’s recommendations, and to meet current automotive industry standards. A violation of these provisions would be a crime, thereby imposing a state-mandated local program. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws. 

Total Measures: 45

Total Tracking Forms: 45



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