California

Assembly Bill 1419

Bill Number and Name Assembly Bill 1419: Recycling Centers
Primary Sponsor Assembly Member Eggman

Activity

2/27/2015 Introduced. To print.
3/01/2015 From printer. May be heard in committee March 31.
3/02/2015 Read first time.
03/26/15
Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
05/04/15 From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (April 27).
05/05/15 Read second time and amended.
05/06/15 Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
05/13/15 From committee: Do pass. To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 17. Noes 0.) (May 13).

Beverages Covered

Remains unchanged

Deposits and Fees

Remains unchanged

Redemption System

Remains unchanged

Penalties

  • This bill would authorize the department to revoke a certification of a certified recycling center found to be abandoned if both of the following circumstances apply:
  • The recycling center is not open during its posted hours on two consecutive inspections.
  • The recycling center has no reportable volumes for a period of 30 consecutive days.
  • 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.

 

Assembly Bill 1447

Bill Number and Name Assembly Bill 1447: Solid waste: beverage containers
Primary Sponsor Assembly Member Low

Activity

2/27/2015 Introduced. To print.
3/01/2015 From printer. May be heard in committee March 31.
3/02/2015 Read first time.
03/26/15
Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
03/26/15 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. Read second time and amended.
04/06/15 Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
04/09/15 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. Read second time and amended.
04/13/15 Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
05/04/15 From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. 
05/05/15 Read second time and amended.
05/06/15 Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

Proposed Changes

Existing law provides that nothing in the waste act affects the duties of the department under the beverage act. This bill would change the following language: Section 40003 of the Public Resources Code is amended to read: 40003. Nothing in this division abrogates, limits, or otherwise affects the duties of the department under the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act (Division 12.1 (commencing Section 14500).

Beverages Covered

Remains unchanged

Deposits and Fees

Remains unchanged

Redemption System

Remains unchanged

Penalties

Remains unchanged

 

Senate Bill 732

Bill Number and Name Senate Bill 732: Beverage container recycling: processing fees: PET beverage containers
Primary Sponsor Senator Pan

Activity

2/27/2015 Introduced. Sent to rules committee for assignment. To print.
3/01/2015 From printer. May be acted upon on or after April 1.
3/02/2015 Read first time.
03/19/15 Referred to Com. on E.Q.
03/27/15 Set for hearing April 15.
04/06/15 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on E.Q.
04/16/15 April 15 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. Reconsideration granted.

Proposed Changes

This bill would delete the provisions prohibiting the department from imposing a processing fee on PET beverage containers for which there is such a willing purchaser. This bill would also prohibit the department from reducing the processing fee requirements for any beverage manufacturer for any beverage container sold in the state unless the beverage manufacturer demonstrates to the department that the beverage container is manufactured at a facility that meets or exceeds a certain percentage of recycled content, regardless of whether the container is manufactured in the state.

Beverages Covered

Remains unchanged

Deposits and Fees

Remains unchanged

Redemption System

Remains unchanged

Penalties

Remains unchanged

Updated May 14, 2015

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