Municipal solid waste generated within a solid waste planning unit; reduction of recycling rate. (SJ265)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Study; reduction of the minimum recycling rate for municipal solid waste generated within a solid waste planning unit; report. Requests the Secretary of Commerce and Trade and the Secretary of Natural Resources (the Secretaries) to jointly study a reduction of the minimum recycling rate for municipal solid waste generated within a solid waste planning unit. In conducting its study, the Secretaries are to (i) investigate the impact that China's reduced recyclable material contamination acceptance rate has had and is currently having on solid waste planning units in the Commonwealth; (ii) analyze the effect on the Commonwealth of reducing the minimum required recycling rate for solid waste planning units, including impacts to landfills, localities, ecosystems, and the economy; and (iii) propose one or more solutions to assist solid waste planning units and the Commonwealth as a whole, including recommending a specific reduction of the minimum recycling rate for municipal solid waste generated within a solid waste planning unit. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101324D
12/10/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
02/01/2019Stricken at request of Patron in Rules

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