California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Legislation

Current Priority Bills

Check this report regularly for information on current bills of interest to CalRecycle. The information is updated continuously via CapitolTrack. Information on past bills of interest from prior legislative sessions is available from the archives. All bills (back to the 1999-2000 session) can be searched at the California Legislature's site.

Status of Priority Bills, 2015-2016 Session

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AB 45
MullinD)

Amended: 1/21/2016
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Household hazardous waste.
7/1/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(13). (Last location was E.Q. on 6/29/2016)
Would require the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to adopt one or more model ordinances for a comprehensive program for the collection of household hazardous waste and would authorize a local jurisdiction that provides for the residential collection and disposal of solid waste that proposes to enact an ordinance governing the collection and diversion of household hazardous waste to adopt one of the model ordinances adopted by the department.
AB 133
Committee on Budget)

Chaptered: 3/1/2016
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Budget Act of 2015.
3/1/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter No. 2, Statutes of 2016
The Budget Act of 2015 appropriated specified amounts for the support of state government for the 2015-16 fiscal year. This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2015 by adding and amending items of appropriation. This bill contains other related provisions.
AB 435
ChangR)

Amended: 8/18/2015
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California Environmental Protection Agency: Natural Resources Agency: Web casts of public meetings and workshops.
8/12/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(14). (Last location was 2 YEAR on 8/28/2015)
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
BonillaD)

Amended: 7/6/2015
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Biomethane: grant program.
8/31/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(17). (Last location was 2 YEAR on 9/11/2015)
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
DahleR)

Amended: 7/9/2015
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Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund.
8/12/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(14). (Last location was 2 YEAR on 8/28/2015)
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
BloomD)

Introduced: 2/24/2015
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Used oil.
7/1/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(13). (Last location was 2 YEAR on 7/17/2015)
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 761
LevineD)

Amended: 6/2/2015
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Carbon sequestration: working lands.
8/12/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(14). (Last location was 2 YEAR on 8/28/2015)
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 1005
GordonD)

Chaptered: 9/22/2016
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California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act: market development payments.
9/22/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 442, Statutes of 2016.
Current law authorizes the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, until a specified authorization is repealed on January 1, 2017, to (1) annually expend up to $10,000,000 from the California Beverage Container Recycling Fund to make market development payments to an entity certified by the department as a recycling center, processor, or dropoff or collection program for empty plastic beverage containers that are subsequently washed and processed into flake, pellet, or other form, and made usable for the manufacture of a plastic product, or to a product manufacturer for empty plastic beverage containers that are subsequently washed and processed into flake, pellet, or other form, and used by that product manufacturer to manufacture a product, and to (2) expend additional amounts to make market development payments, calculated as provided. This bill would postpone that repeal until January 1, 2018.
AB 1062
BontaD)

Amended: 4/7/2015
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Environmental Justice Small Grant Program.
7/1/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(13). (Last location was E.Q. on 5/5/2016)
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
WilliamsD)

Amended: 8/17/2015
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Solid waste: charges.
8/31/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(17). (Last location was E.Q. on 8/17/2015)
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 1103
DoddD)

Chaptered: 9/22/2016
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Solid waste disposal: self-haulers.
9/22/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 443, Statutes of 2016.
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. Current law requires exporters, brokers, and transporters of recyclables or compost to submit periodic information to the department on the types, quantities, and destinations of materials that are disposed of, sold, or transferred. This bill would require a self-hauler to submit that information to the department and would require the department to develop regulations that define "self-hauler" to include specified persons and entities.
AB 1108
BurkeD)

Amended: 8/16/2016
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Zero-emission vehicles.
8/31/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(17). (Last location was RLS. on 8/17/2016)
Current law required the State Air Resources Board to adopt regulations that achieve the maximum feasible reduction of greenhouse gases emitted by passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks and any other vehicles determined by the state board to be vehicles whose primary use is noncommercial personal transportation in the state. This bill would require the state board, no later than December 31, 2017, to adopt a regulation to establish that, by 2025, no less than 15% of all new car sales within the state would be required to be zero-emission vehicles, as defined.
AB 1239
GordonD)

Amended: 8/16/2016
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Tire recycling: California tire regulatory fee and waste tire program.
8/31/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(17). (Last location was NAT. RES. on 8/31/2016)
Would require, until January 1, 2024, upon a specified finding by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, a waste tire generator that is a retail seller of new tires to end user purchasers to pay a California tire regulatory fee and to remit that fee to the state on a quarterly schedule for deposit in the California Tire Recycling Management Fund. The bill would require the department to track revenue from the California tire regulatory fee separately and would prohibit those funds from being used for activities other than those specified.
AB 1419
EggmanD)

Chaptered: 9/22/2016
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Hazardous waste: cathode ray tube glass.
9/22/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 445, Statutes of 2016.
Current law requires the Department of Toxic Substances Control to regulate the management and disposal of hazardous waste. Under current regulations, the department classifies a waste as hazardous waste if the waste exceeds certain total threshold limitation concentrations, which are established by the department for various substances, including barium. This bill, except as specified, would provide that used, broken cathode ray tube (CRT) panel glass and processed CRT panel glass that exceeds the total threshold limit concentration only for barium is not a waste and is not subject to regulation by the department if that panel glass meets certain requirements.
AB 1435
AlejoD)

Amended: 8/18/2015
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Hazardous waste: toxics: packaging.
8/12/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(14). (Last location was 2 YEAR on 8/28/2015)
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 1613
Committee on Budget)

Chaptered: 9/14/2016
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Budget Act of 2016.
9/14/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 370, Statutes of 2016.
The Budget Act of 2016 made appropriations for the support of state government for the 2016-17 fiscal year. This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2016 by amending and adding items of appropriation and making other changes. This bill contains other related provisions.
AB 1669
Hernndez, RogerD)

Enrollment: 8/30/2016
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Displaced employees: service contracts: collection and transportation of solid waste.
8/30/2016 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.
Current law requires a local government agency letting a public transit service contract out to bid to give a bidding preference for contractors and subcontractors who agree to retain for a specified period certain employees who were employed to perform essentially the same services by the previous contractor or subcontractor. Such a contractor or subcontractor is required to offer employment to those employees, except for reasonable and substantiated cause. This bill would expand the application of these provisions to exclusive contracts for the collection and transportation of solid waste. The bill would require the information provided to a bona fide bidder to be made available in writing at least 30 days before bids for the service contract are due.
AB 1817
Stone, MarkD)

Chaptered: 6/10/2016
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Solid waste: garbage and refuse disposal districts: board of directors.
6/10/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter No. 21, Statutes of 2016
Current law authorizes the formation of garbage and refuse disposal districts under certain conditions, and requires that a board of directors of not less than 3 members be appointed for each district. This bill would authorize a district board to provide, by ordinance or resolution, compensation to a member of the board in an amount not to exceed $100 per day for each day of attendance at a meeting of the board or for each day of service rendered as director by request of the board, and would authorize a member of a district board to receive that compensation for no more than 6 days in a calendar month.
AB 1858
SantiagoD)

Chaptered: 9/22/2016
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Automobile dismantling: task force.
9/22/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 449, Statutes of 2016.
Would, until January 1, 2020, require the Department of Motor Vehicles to collaborate with the State Board of Equalization, the California Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Toxic Substances Control, the State Water Resources Control Board, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, and the State Air Resources Board to review and coordinate enforcement and compliance activity related to unlicensed and unregulated automobile dismantling, including resulting tax evasion, environmental impacts, and public health impacts.
AB 2153
Garcia, CristinaD)

Chaptered: 9/26/2016
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The Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Act of 2016.
9/26/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 666, Statutes of 2016.
Current law requires a dealer to accept, when offered at the point of transfer, a lead-acid battery from a consumer in exchange for the new lead-acid battery purchased by that consumer from the dealer. A violation of these provisions is a misdemeanor. This bill, the Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Act of 2016, would, as of January 1, 2017, revise these provisions to require a dealer to accept, at the point of transfer, specified types of used lead-acid batteries and would prohibit the dealer from charging any fee to accept these used lead-acid batteries.
AB 2313
WilliamsD)

Chaptered: 9/24/2016
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Renewable natural gas: monetary incentive program for biomethane projects: pipeline infrastructure.
9/24/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 571, Statutes of 2016.
Would require the Public Utilities Commission to modify the monetary incentive program for biomethane projects so that the total available incentive limitation for a project, other than a dairy cluster biomethane project, as defined, is increased from $1,500,000 to $3,000,000. The bill would require the commission to increase the total available incentive limitation for a dairy cluster biomethane project to $5,000,000 and would authorize the use of incentive payments subject to this limitation for interconnection costs and costs incurred for gathering lines for transport of biogas to a centralized processing facility for the project.
AB 2334
MullinD)

Amended: 5/27/2016
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Sales and use taxes: exclusion: alternative energy financing.
8/31/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(17). (Last location was APPR. on 8/11/2016)
The California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority Act authorizes, until January 1, 2021, the authority to provide financial assistance in the form of a sales and use tax exclusion for any lease or transfer of title of tangible personal property constituting a project to any participating party, and defines a project and participating party for those purposes. The act limits the sales and use tax exclusion to $100,000,000 for each calendar year. This bill would expand those persons eligible for the sales and use tax exclusion, which is limited in amount, to additionally include any contractor for use in the performance of a construction contract for the participating party that will use that property as an integral part of the approved project.
AB 2396
McCartyD)

Chaptered: 9/22/2016
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Solid waste: annual reports.
9/22/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 466, Statutes of 2016.
The California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, which is administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, establishes an integrated waste management program. Current law requires each state agency to submit an annual report to the department summarizing its progress in reducing solid waste that is due on or before May 1 of each year. This bill would require each state agency to include in that annual report a summary of the state agency's compliance with specified requirements relating to recycling commercial solid waste and organic waste.
AB 2444
Garcia, EduardoD)

Amended: 8/19/2016
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California Parks, Water, Climate, and Coastal Protection and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018.
8/31/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(17). (Last location was RLS. on 8/22/2016)
Under current law, programs have been established pursuant to bond acts for, among other things, the development and enhancement of state and local parks and recreational facilities. This bill would enact the California Parks, Water, Climate, and Coastal Protection and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018, which, if approved by the voters, would authorize the issuance of bonds in an amount of $3,497,500,000 pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law to finance a parks, water, climate, and coastal protection and outdoor access for all program. This bill contains other related provisions.
AB 2511
LevineD)

Chaptered: 9/13/2016
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Fertilizing materials: auxiliary soil and plant substances: biochar.
9/13/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 331, Statutes of 2016.
Would include biochar, as defined, as a product intended to be used for influencing soils, plant growth, or crop or plant quality for the purposes of the definition of auxiliary soil and plant substances.
AB 2530
GordonD)

Enrollment: 9/2/2016
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Recycling: beverage containers.
9/2/2016 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 12 p.m.
Would, beginning March 1, 2018, require a manufacturer of a beverage sold in a plastic beverage container subject to the California Redemption Value to annually report to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, under penalty of perjur y, the amount of virgin plastic and postconsumer recycled plastic used by the manufacturer for plastic beverage containers subject to the California Redemption Value for sale in the state in the previous calendar year. By expanding the crime of perjury, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.
AB 2579
LowD)

Amended: 6/20/2016
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Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery: waste characterization study: food service packaging.
7/1/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(13). (Last location was E.Q. on 6/21/2016)
Current law establishes the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to administer the California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, and authorizes the department to hold hearings and conduct investigations in any part of the state necessary to carry out its powers and duties. This bill would require the department, in the next regularly scheduled waste characterization study conducted by the department, to include specified information relating to food service packaging waste management.
AB 2781
Garcia, EduardoD)

Amended: 8/2/2016
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Supplemental environmental projects.
8/12/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(14). (Last location was APPR. on 8/11/2016)
Current law requires each board, department, and office within the California Environmental Protection Agency that has enforcement authority to establish a policy on supplemental environmental projects that benefits disadvantaged communities, as defined. Current law requires that policy to include among other things, allowing the amount of a supplemental environmental project to be up to 50% of the enforcement action. This bill would require an assurance that no less than 10% of the enforcement action monetary penalties received by each board, department, and office within the agency is allocated to supplemental environmental projects in disadvantaged communities.
AB 2812
GordonD)

Chaptered: 9/23/2016
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Solid waste: recycling: state agencies and large state facilities.
9/23/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 530, Statutes of 2016.
Would require the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, on or before July 1, 2017, to develop guidance for collecting and recycling recyclable materials in office buildings of state agencies and large state facilities, except buildings and facilities of community college districts or their campuses. The bill would require that a covered state agency and large state facility, on and after July 1, 2018, provide adequate receptacles, signage, education, and staffing, and arrange for recycling services consistent with specified law, for each office building of the state agency or large state facility.
SB 86
Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review)

Amended: 2/22/2016
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Budget Act of 2015.
8/31/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(17). (Last location was INACTIVE FILE on 3/7/2016)
The Budget Act of 2015 appropriated specified amounts for the support of state government for the 2015-16 fiscal year. This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2015 by adding and amending items of appropriation. This bill contains other related provisions.
SB 367
WolkD)

Amended: 8/17/2015
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Agricultural lands: greenhouse gases.
8/12/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(14). (Last location was 2 YEAR on 8/28/2015)
Would authorize, rather than require, the environmental farming program to provide incentives, including loans, grants, research, technical assistance, or educational materials and outreach, to farmers whose practices promote the well-being of ecosystems, air quality, and wildlife and their habitat, and reduce on-farm greenhouse gas emissions or increase carbon storage in agricultural soils and woody biomass, or both.
SB 423
BatesR)

Enrollment: 8/30/2016
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Surplus household consumer product waste: management.
8/30/2016 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1:30 p.m.
Would require the Department of Toxic Substances Control to convene a Retail Waste Working Group, as prescribed, to consider and make findings and recommendations relating to requirements for the management of surplus household consumer products, waste reduction opportunities for those products, and waste management requirements, as specified. The bill would require the working group to report these findings and recommendations to the Legislature by June 1, 2017.
SB 778
AllenD)

Enrollment: 9/8/2016
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Automotive repair: oil changes: notification to customers.
9/8/2016 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 5 p.m.
The Automotive Repair Act, provides for the registration and regulation of automotive repair dealers by the Bureau of Automotive Repair (bureau), which is under the supervision and control of the Director of Consumer Affairs (director). Current law requires repair dealers to give the customer a written estimated price for labor and parts necessary for a specific job. Current law defines terms for purposes of these provisions. Current law makes a violation of that act, except as specified, punishable as a misdemeanor. This bill would recast these provisions as the Automotive Repair and Maintenance Act and would provide for the registration and regulation of automotive maintenance providers, as defined, in a manner similar to the provisions regarding automotive repair dealers.
SB 830
Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review)

Amended: 8/30/2016
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Budget Act of 2016.
8/31/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(17). (Last location was THIRD READING on 8/31/2016)

The Budget Act of 2016 made appropriations for the support of state government for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2016 by amending and adding items of appropriation and making other changes.

This bill contains other related provisions.

SB 842
Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review)

Amended: 6/23/2016
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California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act.
8/31/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(17). (Last location was RLS. on 6/28/2016)
The California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act requires the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to annually designate convenience zones, as defined, statewide, and requires at least one certified recycling center or location within every convenience zone that accepts all types of empty beverage containers and pays the refund value, if any, at one location, and that is open for business 30 hours per week. This bill would exempt from the requirement that each convenience zone be served by at least one certified recycling center a convenience zone that was served by, or exempted because of, a recycling center that closed between January 1, 2016, and March 31, 2016, inclusive, or that closed as a result of an action taken by the department on or after July 1, 2016.
SB 859
Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review)

Chaptered: 9/14/2016
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Public resources: greenhouse gas emissions and biomass.
9/14/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 368, Statutes of 2016.
The Cannella Environmental Farming Act of 1995 requires the Secretary of Food and Agriculture to convene a 5-member Scientific Advisory Panel on Environmental Farming, as prescribed, for the purpose of providing advice and assistance to federal, state, and local government agencies on issues relating to air, water, and wildlife habitat, as specified. Current law authorizes the panel to establish ad hoc committees to assist the panel in performing its functions. This bill would increase the number of members on the panel from 5 to 9 members and would require that the secretary appoint 5 instead of 3 of these members, the Secretary for Environmental Protection appoint 2 instead of one of these members, and the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency appoint 2 instead of one of these members, as prescribed.
SB 937
McGuireD)

Introduced: 2/2/2016
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Disaster relief: County of Lake: fires.
8/31/2016 - Failed Deadline pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(17). (Last location was APPR. SUSPENSE FILE on 4/11/2016)
The California Disaster Assistance Act generally provides that the state share for disaster project allocations to local agencies is no more than 75% of total state eligible costs, except for specified events for which the state share is up to 100% of state eligible costs. This bill would add the forest fires that occurred in the County of Lake in 2015 to the list of events for which the state share of state eligible cost is up to 100%. This bill contains other related provisions.
SB 970
LeyvaD)

Chaptered: 9/14/2016
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Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund: grant program: recyclable materials.
9/14/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 365, Statutes of 2016.
Current law requires certain moneys appropriated by the Legislature from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to be used by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery for a grant program to provide financial assistance to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by promoting in-state development of infrastructure to process organic and other recyclable materials into new, value-added products. This bill would require the department, in awarding a grant for organics composting or anaerobic digestion under the program, to consider, among other things, the amount of greenhouse gas emissions reductions that may result from the project and the amount of organic material that may be diverted from landfills as a result of the project.
SB 1000
LeyvaD)

Chaptered: 9/24/2016
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Land use: general plans: safety and environmental justice.
9/24/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 587, Statutes of 2016.
The Planning and Zoning Law requires, after the initial revision of the safety element to address flooding, fires, and climate adaptation and resilience strategies, that for each subsequent revision the planning agency review and, if necessary, revise the safety element to identify new information that was not available during the previous revision of the safety element. This bill would instead require a planning agency to review and revise the safety element to identify new information, as described above, only to address flooding and fires.
SB 1229
JacksonD)

Chaptered: 8/30/2016
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Home-generated pharmaceutical waste: secure drug take-back bins.
8/29/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 238, Statutes of 2016.
Would provide that a collector, as defined, is not liable for civil damages, or subject to criminal prosecution, for any injury or harm that results from the collector maintaining a secure drug take-back bin on its premises provided that the collector, not for compensation, acts in good faith to take specified steps, including that the collector regularly inspects the area surrounding the secure drug take-back bin for potential tampering or diversion, to ensure the health and safety of consumers and employees and the proper disposal in the waste stream of home-generated pharmaceutical waste, as defined, contained in the bins. This bill contains other existing laws.
SB 1383
LaraD)

Chaptered: 9/19/2016
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Short-lived climate pollutants: methane emissions: dairy and livestock: organic waste: landfills.
9/19/2016 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter No. 395, Statutes of 2016
The State Air Resources Board is required to complete a comprehensive strategy to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants, as defined, in the state. This bill would require the state board, no later than January 1, 2018, to approve and begin implementing that comprehensive strategy to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants to achieve a reduction in methane by 40%, hydrofluorocarbon gases by 40%, and anthropogenic black carbon by 50% below 2013 levels by 2030, as specified. The bill also would establish specified targets for reducing organic waste in landfills.

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