2020 Legislation

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California Legislature – – 2019-2020 Session
1. Clean Seas Lobby Coalition’s Priority Bills Descriptions
2. CalRecycle’s Priority Bills Descriptions

1. Clean Seas Lobby Coalition’s Priority Bills Descriptions
For 2020, the Northern California Recycling Association (NCRA) has become a member of the Clean Seas Lobbying Coalition (CSLC) under the guidance of Ecoconsult.
The following are CSLC Bills and letters, signed by most member grass-root organizations. Those for which NCRA had responded in time, to also be included as a signatory to group letters, are denoted with (*).

SB 1056 – Methodologies to Measure Toxic PFAS Chemicals in Water – SUPPORT *      Letter pdf
SB 1056 will require approval of an analytical method for testing drinking water, groundwater, and surface water for the class of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PFAS are man-made chemicals used widely in products, from cookware and water-resistant clothing to firefighting foam. PFAS (called “forever” chemicals) do not readily break down, and are linked to a long list of health problems, including cancer and developmental issues. These chemicals are contaminating our air, soil, water, plants, wildlife and nearly every American. Currently approved methods only test for less than one percent of the PFAS that may be in our water. SB 1056 would empower the State Water Resources Control Board with the expertise in approving a methodology to measure total PFAS so that we can take the actions needed to protect Californians in a sensible, cost effective manner. See also SB 1044.

Letter to Governor Newsom: Reject Proposals to Loosen Water Protections – Support *     Letter pdf
On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we request that your administration maintain strong, protective regulatory processes that ensure safe and clean water for California’s communities and ecosystems…. At the time of the Water Board’s March 20, 2020 COVID-19 Update, regulated entities are still requesting that state agencies roll back protective measures related to water…. Access to water is foundational for public health for all Californians, but even more so in vulnerable communities threatened by the possibility of water shutoffs during this time…. Requests to suspend safeguards that protect water quality and allow even a de minimis amount of water pollution should not be tolerated at any time…. We urge you to reject these requests and to remain committed to prioritizing public health and the availability of safe and clean water for all Californians.

Letter to CalGEM: Resist Rollbacks of Oil/Gas Health and Safety Regulations – Support      Letter pdf
California is facing an unprecedented public health crisis, with extreme hardship from healthcare to economic impacts, due to COVID-19…. But California must resist any industry attempts to take advantage of our current crisis by rejecting all requests to loosen, rollback, delay or pause efforts to adopt regulations that protect the health and safety of California residents…. Oil and gas operations have been classified as essential services, and operations continue to pump in areas with the highest rates of childhood asthma and worst air quality…. The health of millions of low-income and at-risk Californians relies on you moving as expeditiously as possible on regulations to address the health and safety near oil and gas production sites.
CalGEM (California Geologic Energy Management Division) has publicly stated its intent to adopt health and safety regulations by 2021, and to have draft regulations available for review by this summer…. However, CalGEM has canceled six early input in-person community meetings. We fully expect that CalGEM will hold such hearings at a later stage after the shelter-in-place orders have been removed, when the public once again feel safe to attend.

SB 1044 (Allen) Firefighting equipment and foam: PFAS chemicals – SUPPORT      Letter word
PFAS are a class of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl man-made chemicals used widely in industrial and consumer products, from cookware and water- or stain-resistant clothing to firefighting foam. These persistent “forever” chemicals are linked to a long list of health problems, and can be harmful at extremely low doses. Biomonitoring has documented elevated levels of PFAS chemicals in the bodies of firefighters. An independent expert panel evaluated available alternatives and concluded that all PFAS-based firefighting foam should be phased out, without exception. Fortunately, non-PFAS alternative foams are being used widely and successfully across various industries, which are effective, available, and cost-saving. SB 1044 will protect Californians and firefighters from unnecessary exposures by prohibiting the sale and use of firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals in California, and mandating that purchasers of firefighting gear are provided written notice if the equipment contains PFAS chemicals. See also SB 1056

SB 1052 Storm-water Capture and Diversion Authority – Support      Letter word
California’s water challenges are mounting with climate change causing more intense droughts, increased flooding, and rising pollution threats. Unfortunately, much of our state’s water infrastructure is outdated, and traditional thinking on water management has not kept pace with emerging challenges and opportunities. California has an important opportunity to diversify its water portfolio, by improving its management of stormwater, to decrease the transport of pollutants from our cities and streets into our waterways, and to actually use stormwater as a water resource, rather than waste. SB 1052 removes barriers to innovative projects by authorizing municipal wastewater agencies to divert, capture, and treat stormwater and the runoff of water from our streets, to improve water quality, to encourage local water recycling, to improve water quality and increase local water supply.

Federal H.R. 6044 (Kinzinger-R, Schrader-D) Accurate Labeling Act – Oppose *      Letter word
The misnamed “Accurate Labels Act,” promoted primarily by chemical and food manufacturers, would repeal and block enforcement of most existing labeling and information disclosure laws adopted by state or local governments. These important laws require disclosure of ingredients in everyday consumer products that are linked to potential health risks, including cancer, birth defects, developmental harm to children and other diseases. Additionally, the bill would effectively prevent the future adoption of any meaningful right-to-know laws in all fifty states, for nearly all consumer products and commodities, including: most food and beverages, children’s toys, personal care products, drugs and medical devices, cookware, furniture and carpets, electronics, textiles and clothing, hardware and building materials. Existing laws and authorities that would be eliminated include the federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and California’s landmark law, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (Prop 65), responsible for the removal of hundreds of toxic chemicals including lead, cadmium and mercury from commercial and consumer products nationwide.
The chemical and food manufacturers are seeking essentially a total annihilation of current and future right-to-know and consumer-protection labeling and reporting laws. We urge you to oppose this dangerous legislation, that undermines the health of the American public, eliminates states’ ability to inform citizens about the ingredients in products and potential dangers, and keeps Americans in the dark about the products they bring into their homes.

AB 345 (Muratsuchi) Environmental Justice : Oil and Gas: Regulations – SUPPORT *      Letter sample      Letter NCRA
AB 345 would require a 2,500 feet minimum setback distance between oil and gas production activities and the public. About 1.8 million Southern Californians within the proposed setback zone, are exposed to the highest levels of environmental pollution in the state, with 92% people of color. In particular, African Americans, as of 4/05/20, account for more than 40% of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S.
Oil and gas extraction produces toxic air pollutants, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs), fine particulate matter (PM), and hydrogen sulfide. Human health impacts include increased risks of asthma, pneumonia, other respiratory illnesses and general health symptoms. Furthermore, an alarming new Harvard study concluded: “A small increase in long-term exposure to PM2.5 (fine particulate matter) leads to a large increase in COVID-19 death rate, with the magnitude of increase 20 times that observed for PM2.5 and all-cause mortality”.
AB 345 would be also contributory towards mitigating climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. The world’s top fossil fuel-producing nations are on track to produce about 50% more fossil fuels by 2030, for keeping global warming under 2 degrees Celsius, presuming that 80% of known fossil fuels must stay in the ground. Climate consequences would include worsening droughts, heat waves, weather events, wild fires, sea level rise, wreaking havoc on hundreds of millions of lives.
The U.S. currently produces more oil and gas than any other country. The U.S. regulatory agenda for 2020 includes removing more obstacles to fossil fuel production, rolling back policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, fast-track of pipelines and drilling, and reversing rules for fracking operations on public lands. Increased methane entering the global atmosphere occurred with the use of fracking for shale gas in the US. Methane is over 80 times more potent than carbon dioxide as a GHG.
AB 345 would represent a modest step towards California’s meeting the urgent call to help “keep it in the ground”, and also be in step with California’s 2016 SB 32 stated mandate to reduce GHG emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. AB 345 would forego an approximate 13.1% of annual California oil production within the setback zone, in favor of the arguably more important curtailment of further cumulative long term ill health consequences, now exacerbated by Covid-19, to the 1.8 million Californians in proximity. AB 345 finally would affirm that these lives matter. In 2019, AB 345 had broad support among at least 37 grassroots organizations. However, given the influence and persuasion of the oil industry lobby, getting AB 345 through the Legislature had been and will be daunting. However, given the greater importance and urgency of both Environmental Justice and Climate Justice benefits, the time for AB 345 is now.

2. CalRecycle’s Priority Bills Descriptions – – 2019-2020 Session – – As of 7/14/2020
https://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Laws/Legislation/PriorityRpt/

During this second half of the 2019-2020 California Legislative Session, CalRecycle’s Priority Bills that were active as of 3/20/20, included 33 Assembly Bills and 15 Senate Bills, 48 total and nearly all new. Since then, some additional Bills had been introduced.
As of 7/14/20, mostly CalRecycle Bills that are still active include 12 Assembly Bills and 3 Senate Bills, immediately below. Bills marked with (*) are those that have received NCRA support, or expected to be worthy of NCRA support. Included in the status is the most recent Assembly or Senate Floor vote, as a measure of past support, and potential predictor of eventual passage.
Afterward are the Bills for which there has been no recent activity, include 24 Assembly Bills and 16 Senate Bills. Lastly is a list of Bills which had failed the 5/29 deadline for “policy committees to hear and report to the floor nonfiscal bills”, and thus are no longer active. Included are an additional 14 Assembly Bills and 4 Senate Bills.

AB 238 Santiago D Unlicensed automobile dismantlers: enforcement and compliance activities. (2019) *
Current law, until January 1, 2020, requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to collaborate with specified state agencies 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. Existing law requires the department, in consultation with those agencies, on or before January 1, 2019, to submit a report to the Legislature including specified enforcement and compliance information. This bill would extend those provisions relating to the review and coordination requirement to January 1, 2023, and would make related technical changes.
01/24.20 – Asm Floor Anal
01/30/20 – Asm Vote: Ayes 76, Noes 0
07/9/20 – From committee chair, with author’s amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on TRANS.

AB 353 Muratsuchi D Once-through cooling policy: extension. *
Under the Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, the State Water Resources Control Board is required to adopt specified state policies with respect to water quality as it relates to the coastal marine environment, including a policy requiring new or expanded coastal powerplants and other industrial installations using seawater for cooling, heating, or industrial processing to use the best available site, design, technology, and mitigation measures feasible to minimize the intake and mortality of all forms of marine life. Pursuant to that policy, the state board has adopted a policy to phase out once-through cooling for powerplants. This bill would prohibit the state board from granting an operator of a powerplant additional time for complying with the once-through cooling policy adopted by the state board if the powerplant is situated on a site containing coastal wetlands, as specified, and a local agency, nonprofit organization, or nongovernmental land conservation organization has been awarded a grant on or before January 1, 2020, for the purposes of acquiring all or a portion of the site of the powerplant to develop parklands and restore wetlands.
4/26/19 – Asm Nat Res Anal
05/06/20 – Asm Floor Vote: Ayes 77, Noes 0
05/26/20 – From committee chair, with author’s amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on EQ

AB 793 Ting D Recycling: plastic beverage containers: minimum recycled content. *
Would, on and after January 1, 2022, require the total number of plastic beverage containers filled with a beverage by a beverage manufacturer, as specified, to contain, on average, specified amounts of postconsumer recycled plastic content per year pursuant to a tiered plan that would require the total number of plastic beverage containers to contain, on average, no less than 50% postconsumer recycled plastic content per year on and after January 1, 2030, except as specified. The bill would impose civil penalties, in specified amounts, on a beverage manufacturer for violating these requirements, except as specified.
04/26/19 – Asm Nat Res. Anal
05/06/20 – Asm Floor Vote: Ayes 77, Noes 0
06/19/20 – From committee chair, with author’s amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on EQ.

AB 1567 Aguiar-Curry D Organic waste: scoping plan. *
Would, on or before December 31, 2021, require the Strategic Growth Council, in consultation with stakeholders and relevant permitting agencies, to prepare and submit to the Legislature a report that provides a scoping plan for the state to meet its organic waste, climate change, and air quality mandates, goals, and targets and would require the scoping plan to include, among other things, recommendations on policy and funding support for the beneficial reuse of organic waste.
01/24/20 – Asm Floor Anal
01/27/20 – Asm Floor Vote: Ayes 78, Noes 0
06/23/20 – Referred to Com. on N.R. & W.

AB 2028 Aguiar-Curry D State agencies: meetings. *
The Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act requires that all meetings of a state body, as defined, be open and public, and that all persons be permitted to attend any meeting of a state body, except as otherwise provided in that act. Current law requires the state body to provide notice of its meeting, including specified information and a specific agenda of the meeting, as provided, to any person who requests that notice in writing and to make that notice available on the internet at least 10 days in advance of the meeting. This bill would, except for closed sessions, require that this notice include all writings or materials provided for the noticed meeting to a member of the state body by staff of a state agency, board, or commission, or another member of the state body, that are in connection with a matter subject to discussion or consideration at the meeting.
6/04/20 – Asm Floor Anal
06/06/20 – Asm Floor Vote: Ayes 77, Noes 0
07/08/20 – From committee chair, with author’s amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on G.O.

AB 2287 Eggman D Solid waste: plastic products: certification. *
Current law prohibits a person from selling a plastic product in the state that is labeled with the term “compostable,” “home compostable,” or “marine degradable” unless, at the time of sale, the plastic product meets the applicable ASTM standard specification or the Vincotte OK Compost HOME certification, as provided. Current law prohibits the sale of a plastic product that is labeled as “biodegradable,” “degradable,” or “decomposable,” and prohibits implying that a plastic product will break down, fragment, biodegrade, or decompose in a landfill or other environment, unless the plastic product meets one of several specified standards relating to environmental marketing claims. This bill would authorize the Director of Resources Recycling and Recovery to issue guidelines for determining whether a plastic product is not compliant with these labeling requirements, and whether a plastic product is designed, pigmented, or advertised in a manner that is misleading to consumers.
05/13/20 – Asm Nat Res Anal
06/02/20 – Asm Appr Anal
06/08/20 – Asm Floor Ayes 76, Noes 0
06/25/20 – From committee chair, with author’s amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on EQ.
07/21/20 – Hearing date

AB 2323 Friedman D California Environmental Quality Act: exemptions. *
The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requires a lead agency, as defined, to prepare, or cause to be prepared, and certify the completion of an environmental impact report on a project that it proposes to carry out or approve that may have a significant effect on the environment or to adopt a negative declaration if it finds that the project will not have that effect. CEQA also requires a lead agency to prepare a mitigated negative declaration for a project that may have a significant effect on the environment if revisions in the project would avoid or mitigate that effect and there is no substantial evidence that the project, as revised, would have a significant effect on the environment.
This bill would require that the project is undertaken and is consistent with either a specific plan prepared pursuant to specific provisions of law or a community plan, as defined, in order to be exempt. Because a lead agency would be required to determine the applicability of this exemption, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.
06/08/20 – Asm Floor Anal
06/08/20 – Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 72. Noes 0.)
06/09/20 – In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

AB 2592 Garcia, Cristina D Reduction of human remains and the disposition of reduced human remains.
The Cemetery and Funeral Act provides for the licensure and regulation of cemeteries, crematoria, hydrolysis facilities, cremated remains disposers, funeral establishments, and their personnel by the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau within the Department of Consumer Affairs. Current law creates the Cemetery and Funeral Fund, which is continuously appropriated for the purpose of implementing the act. Under existing law, the violation of the act is a misdemeanor. Current law provides for the disposition of human remains and makes specified acts relating to human remains, including improperly disposing of human remains, a crime. This bill would require the bureau to license and regulate reduction facilities, as defined, and would enact requirements applicable to reduction facilities substantially similar to those applicable to crematoria and hydrolysis facilities.
06/08/20 – Asm Floor Anal
06/08/20 – Asm Floor Vote: Ayes 69, Noes 1
06/09/20 – In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
06/23/20 – Referred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.

AB 2882 Chu D Hazardous emissions and substances: schoolsites: private and charter schools. *
CEQA prohibits an environmental impact report or negative declaration from being approved for any project involving the purchase of a schoolsite or the construction of a new elementary or secondary school by a school district unless specified conditions are met, relating to, among other things, whether the property is located on a former hazardous waste disposal site or solid waste disposal site, a hazardous substances release site, or a site that contains a pipeline that carries specified substances, and the property’s proximity to facilities that might reasonably be anticipated to emit hazardous air emissions or handle hazardous or extremely hazardous materials, substances, or waste, as provided. This bill would additionally prohibit an environmental impact report or negative declaration from being approved for any project involving the purchase of a schoolsite or the construction of a new elementary or secondary school by a charter school, unless those same conditions are met.
05/13/20 – Asm Anal
06/10/20 – Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 65. Noes 4.)
06/11/20 – In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

AB 2959 Calderon D Solid waste: byproducts from the processing of food or beverages.
Amended: The California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989 authorizes each county, city, district, or other local governmental agency to determine, among other things, whether solid waste handling services are provided for by means of a nonexclusive, partially exclusive, or wholly exclusive franchise, contract, license, permit, or otherwise. The act prohibits those local governmental entities from exercising that authority with regard to the hauling of byproducts from the processing of food or beverages if certain conditions are met, including the condition that the byproducts originate from, among others, entities required to be registered for the manufacture, packing, or holding of any processed food in this state and certain entities exempt from that registration. This bill would reauthorize those local governmental entities to exercise that authority if those byproducts originate from a supermarket, grocer, restaurant, or other retail food establishment.
06/08/20 – Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 47. Noes 16.)
06/09/20 – In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
07/01/20 – From committee chair, with author’s amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on EQ.

AB 3163 Salas D Energy: biomethane: procurement
Current law requires the Public Utilities Commission, in consultation with the State Air Resources Board, to consider adopting specific biomethane procurement targets or goals for each gas corporation so that each gas corporation procures a proportionate share, as determined by the commission, of biomethane annually, as specified. Current law defines “biomethane” for that purpose as biogas that meets specified standards adopted by the commission for injection into a common carrier pipeline. This bill would instead define “biomethane” for that purpose as methane produced from an organic waste feedstock, rather than biogas, that meets those specified standards and is either produced from the anaerobic decomposition of organic material or produced from the noncombustion thermal conversion of specified materials. (NRDC opposed)
05/05/20 – Asm Anal
06/08/20 – Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 52. Noes 11.)
06/23/20 – Referred to Com. on E., U. & C.
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SB 702 Hill D California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program: procurement. *
The California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program, beginning January 1, 2021, requires at least 65% of the procurement of a retail seller that counts toward specified requirements to be from its contracts of 10 years or more in duration or ownership or ownership agreements for eligible renewable energy resources. This bill would authorize a retail seller to rely on contracts of 10 years or more in duration or ownership agreements entered into before January 1, 2019, directly by its nonprofit educational institution end-use customer for eligible renewable energy resources located in front of the customer meter to satisfy the portion of the 65% requirement attributable to the retail sales of that end-use customer.
01/23/20 – Sen Floor Vote: Ayes 37, Noes 0
06/18/20 – Referred to Com. on U. & E.

SB 1156 Archuleta D Lithium-ion batteries: illegal disposal: fire prevention. *
(Somewhat similar to AB 1509 Mullin D Solid waste: lithium-ion batteries recycling. 2019)
Would prohibit a person from knowingly disposing of a lithium-ion battery in a container or receptacle that is intended for the collection of solid waste or recyclable materials, unless the container or receptacle is designated for the collection of batteries for recycling. (The bill would require the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, before January 1, 2022, and in consultation with the Department of Toxic Substances Control, to develop and promote a public information program relating to the proper handling and disposal of lithium-ion batteries and products that contain lithium-ion batteries, as provided.)
06/11/20 – Set for hearing June 18.
06/24/20 – Sen Floor Vote: Ayes 39, Noes 0
07/8/20 – July 13 hearing postponed by committee.

SB 1238 Hueso D Department of Transportation: highways and roads: recycled plastics study and specifications.

Would require the Department of Transportation to conduct a study to assess the feasibility, cost effectiveness, and life-cycle environmental benefits of including recycled plastics in asphalt used as a paving material in the construction, maintenance, or rehabilitation of a highway or road. If the department determines that this use of recycled plastics is feasible and that recycled plastics can be included in asphalt in a manner that is cost effective and provides life-cycle environmental benefits, the bill would authorize the department to establish specifications for including recycled plastics in asphalt used as a paving material in the construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation of a highway or road.
06/29/20 – Sen Vote: Ayes 37, Noes 0

Bills Without Recent Activity (Assembly: 24, Senate: 16)

AB 432 Quirk D Released waste: certification of local officers.
Current law authorizes a party responsible for the release of waste requiring remedial action to request a local officer, as defined, to supervise the remedial action. Current law authorizes the local officer to enter into a remedial action agreement with the responsible party to supervise the remedial action, as specified, and governs the duties of the local officer and the terms of the agreement. Current law establishes the State Water Resources Control Board to exercise certain powers relating to water rights, water quality, and safe and reliable drinking water. Current law also establishes the Department of Toxic Substances Control to enforce hazardous waste control laws. This bill would require the board, in cooperation with the department, to develop and implement a certification program for local officers who enter into remedial action agreements.
02/03/20 – From committee: Filed with the Chief Clerk pursuant to Joint Rule 56.
Inactive Bill – Died

AB 1840 Ting D Recycling: reports. *
Would require the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, on or before January 1, 2022, to make recommendations to the Legislature on how to improve the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act to increase recycling of beverage container materials within the state and increase consumer redemption convenience.
1/17/2020 – Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

AB 1860 Santiago D Local government finance: special taxes: homeless housing and services.
Previously: Hazardous waste: facilities: permits.
This bill would authorize a local government to impose, extend, or increase a sales and use tax or transactions and use tax in accordance with specified law or a parcel tax, as defined, for the purposes of funding homeless housing and services, as defined, subject to a majority vote of the electorate of the local government voting on the proposition.
05/04/20 – From committee chair, with author’s amendments
05/05/20 – Re-referred to Com. on REV. & TAX

AB 1941 Gallagher R California Renewables Portfolio Standard: hydroelectric and nuclear generation and suspension. (Likely Oppose)
Would revise the definition of an eligible renewable energy resource for the purposes of the California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program to include all hydroelectric generating facilities in operation as of January 1, 2021, and nuclear electric generating facilities and would make conforming changes.
02/19/20 – Re-referred to Com. on U. & E.

AB 1922 Rivas, Luz D Pupil instruction: science requirements: climate change. *
Current law requires the adopted course of study for grades 1 to 6, inclusive, and the adopted course of study for grades 7 to 12, inclusive, to include certain areas of study, including, among others, English, mathematics, social sciences, science, and visual and performing arts, as specified. This bill, with respect to both of the above-referenced adopted courses of study, would require the science area of study to include an emphasis on the causes and effects of climate change. The bill would require that appropriate coursework including this material be offered to pupils as soon as possible, commencing no later than the 2021–22 school year.
1/23/2020 – Referred to Com. on ED.

AB 1952 Stone, Mark D Washing machines: microfiber filters: state laundry facilities: pilot program. *
(Similar to AB 129 (Bloom) Microfiber Pollution. 2019)
Would require the Department of General Services, in coordination with the California Environmental Protection Agency and as soon as feasible, to implement a pilot program for one year to assess the efficacy of microfiber filtration systems in removing microfiber from waste washwater from state-owned laundry facilities. The bill would require the department to monitor the presence of microfiber in waste washwater from 10 state-owned laundry facilities chosen to participate in the pilot program. The bill would require the department, by January 1, 2023, to submit a report to the Legislature on the results of the pilot program.
02/25/20 – Re-referred to Com. on A. & A.R.

AB 2089 Rivas, Luz D Resilient Economies and Community Health Pilot Program. *
Would establish the Resilient Economies and Community Health Pilot Program from January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2025, and would have the program be administered by the Strategic Growth Council as a grant pilot program for eligible community-based organizations, as defined, to provide a comprehensive suite of coordinated incentives and services to disadvantaged communities, as defined, at the resident household level to provide economic savings, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, and improve resiliency to the impacts of climate change. The bill would require the council to submit specified reports to the Legislature on the program no later than January 1, 2025.
03/10/20 – Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES
3/16/20 – In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

AB 2093 Gloria D Public records: writing transmitted by electronic mail: retention.

Would, unless a longer retention period is required by statute or regulation, or established by the Secretary of State pursuant to the State Records Management Act, require a public agency, for purposes of the California Public Records Act, to retain and preserve for at least 2 years every public record, as defined, that is transmitted by electronic mail.
03/10/20 – From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 10. Noes 1.) (March 10). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

AB 2214 Carrillo D Administrative Procedure Act: notice of proposed action.
Current law, under the Administrative Procedure Act, requires a state agency proposing to adopt, amend, or repeal specific administrative regulations to prepare, submit as specified, and make available to the public upon request, certain documents relating to the proposed regulation, including, among other things, a copy of the express terms of the proposed regulation. This bill would require the state agency to conspicuously post those documents on the state agency’s website within 24 hours of submitting those documents to the office, instead of making those documents available to the public upon request. The bill would also remove an obsolete provision.
02/20/20 – Referred to Com. on A. & A.R.

AB 2381 Choi R The California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act. Act: processing payments and handling fees.
The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery is required to calculate the processing fee of each beverage container sold or offered for sale in the state in a specified manner, so that the actual processing fee generally equals 65% of the processing payment that the department is required to pay to processors if the scrap value of the container having a refund value pursuant to the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act is less than the cost of recycling. The act establishes the California Beverage Container Recycling Fund and, except for administrative costs, continuously appropriates moneys in the fund to the department for specified purposes, including the amount necessary to pay processing payments to processors and to pay handling fees to certain types of recyclers to provide an incentive for the redemption of empty beverage containers in convenience zones. This bill would require, notwithstanding the provisions establishing the calculation of processing payments and handling fees, until January 1, 2024, processing payments and handling fees to be set at the rate in effect on July 1, 2020.
03/12/20 – Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

AB 2562 Holden D California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act: Empty beverage container redemption. *
The California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act requires dealers within a convenience zone where no recycling location has been established, or within a convenience zone that is unserved for 60 days and not exempt from convenience zone requirements, to alternatively (1) submit an affidavit to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery stating that the dealer has met specified standards for empty beverage container redemption or (2) pay $100 per day to the department, for deposit in the continuously appropriated California Beverage Container Recycling Fund, until a recycling location is established or until the dealer meets the standards for redemption specified in the affidavit provisions. This bill would revise that alternative requirement to instead require those dealers to submit that affidavit to the department unconditionally. The bill would make a dealer who does not submit that affidavit liable for a civil penalty of an unspecified amount per day that is greater than $100.
03/5/20 – Referred to Coms. on NAT. RES. and JUD.

AB 2612 Maienschein D Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund: recycling: appropriation. *
Would, beginning in the 2020–21 fiscal year, would continuously appropriate $100,000,000 from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund annually to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery for in-state organic waste recycling projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieve certain organic waste disposal goals, as specified. The bill, beginning in the 2020–21 fiscal year, would also continuously appropriate $100,000,000 from the fund annually to the department for in-state recycling projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help achieve a specified state policy relating to solid waste, as specified.
03/02/20 – Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

AB 2680 Aguiar-Curry D Solid waste: green material: land application. *
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. The act requires a disposal facility operator to submit information to the department on the disposal tonnages that are disposed of at the disposal facility. This bill would require that information to be submitted to the department quarterly and would additionally require a disposal facility operator to submit information on the disposal tonnages that are applied to the land as green material.
03/17/20 – Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

AB 2706 Fong R California Environmental Quality Act: record of proceedings.
In an action or proceeding alleging the lead agency violated CEQA, CEQA requires the lead agency to prepare and certify the record of proceedings and requires the parties to pay any reasonable costs or fees imposed for the preparation of the record of proceedings, as specified. CEQA authorizes the plaintiff or petitioner to elect to prepare the record of proceedings or for the parties to agree to an alternative method of preparation of the record of proceedings, subject to certification of its accuracy by the public agency. This bill would make the above authorization for the plaintiff or petitioner to elect to prepare the record of proceedings or to agree to an alternative method of record preparation inapplicable in a proceeding challenging a project that will be exclusively located or implemented in a county with fewer than 1,000,000 residents and, if the project is located in a city within that county, the city has fewer than 500,000 residents.
03/12/20 – Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

AB 2733 Flora R California Beverage Container Recycling Fund: Reporting.
Existing law requires the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, not less than once every 3 months, to provide to the Legislature an updated fund condition statement for the California Beverage Container Recycling Fund, and other specified information, for the current fiscal year and budget year. Existing law requires the department, not less than once every 3 months, to post that information on the department’s internet website. Current law requires the department, not less than once every 3 months, to review the information included in the fund condition statement, as provided, and to immediately notify the Legislature if the department determines that there may be inadequate funds to pay the payments required by the act. This bill would change the minimum frequency of the periodic requirements described above from 3 months to 2 months.
03/02/20 – Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

AB 2734 Chiu D California Environmental Quality Act.
This bill would authorize the office to prepare and develop, and the secretary to review, adopt, amend, or repeal, maps for purposes of CEQA to illustrate or clarify geographic terms. The bill would specify that the adopted maps establish a rebuttable presumption of the presence of geographic terms depicted by the maps. The bill would prohibit a lead agency or responsible agency from making a contrary finding of the presence of the geographic terms depicted by the maps unless the contrary finding is supported by a preponderance of evidence in the record of proceedings.
05/04/20 – From committee chair, with author’s amendments.
05/05/20 – Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

AB 2737 Garcia, Cristina D Community emissions reduction programs. *
Current law requires the State Air Resources Board, by October 1, 2018, to prepare and update, at least once every 5 years, a statewide strategy to reduce emissions of toxic air contaminants and criteria air pollutants in communities affected by a high cumulative exposure burden. Current law requires the state board to select locations around the state for the preparation of community emissions reduction programs, and to provide grants to community-based organizations for technical assistance and to support community participation in the programs. Existing law requires an air quality management district or air pollution control district containing a selected location, within one year of the state board’s selection, to adopt a community emissions reduction program. This bill would prohibit a district that contains a selected location from authorizing a new major source, or revisions to an existing source, that increases toxic air contaminants and criteria air pollutants above the levels included in the community emissions reduction plan for that location without requiring the major source to mitigate the increased emissions directly in the affected communities.
05/13/20 – In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

AB 2744 Limón D Environmental protection: environmental data.
Current law requires the Secretary for Environmental Protection to develop and adopt information technology standards by which public agencies and the regulated community may use computers and other information technology to comply with environmental data reporting requirements, and to establish a standardized electronic format and protocol for the exchange of electronic data for the purpose of meeting the environmental data reporting requirements of specified laws. This bill would make nonsubstantive revisions to legislative findings and declarations relative to the purposes of the above-described law.
02/21/20 – From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

AB 2831 Flora R Carbon offset credits: whole orchard recycling: healthy soils
(Previously: Greenhouse gas reduction: carbon sequestration.)
This bill would appropriate an unspecified sum from the General Fund to the department for purposes of providing grants to the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources division and the California State University for research to assess the cobenefits from healthy soil practices.
05/05/20 – Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

AB 2993 Levine D Hazardous waste: classification: exclusions: green waste. *
Current law requires the Department of Toxic Substances Control to develop and adopt by regulation criteria and guidelines for the identification of hazardous wastes and extremely hazardous wastes, as provided. Current law exempts certain kinds of waste, including, among other things, wood waste, as defined, from regulation under the hazardous waste control laws under specified conditions. This bill would exclude from classification as a hazardous waste green waste, as defined, that would be classified as hazardous solely because a representative sample of the green waste is below a specified threshold pursuant to an acute aquatic toxicity test described in a specified regulation.
02/24/20 – Read first time.
03/17/20 – In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

AB 3046 Mathis R The Energy, Environment, and Economy Council.
Would establish the Energy, Environment, and Economy Council with 16 members, as specified. The bill would require the council to engage with stakeholders, subject matter experts, and state and local agencies with jurisdiction relevant to environmental protection and economic vitality in order to determine the policies can be implemented to meet the state’s environmental goals, while avoiding harm to the state’s economy and maintaining specified protections. The bill would require the council, by July 1, 2022, to submit a report to the Legislature that makes recommendations on appropriate policies to achieve the above-stated environmental goals, while maintaining specified protections, ensuring consumer choice is not compromised, and avoiding harm to the state’s economy.
03/11/20 – Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

AB 3141 Friedman D Retail plastics recycling program: plastic bags, packaging, and shipping envelopes. *
The At-Store Recycling Program law, required, among other things, an operator of a store, as defined, to establish an at-store recycling program that provides customers the opportunity to return clean plastic carryout bags to that store. The law required a plastic carryout bag provided by a store to have specified information printed or displayed on the bag, and required the placement of a plastic carryout bag collection bin in each store that is visible and easily accessible to the consumer. This bill would reestablish the operation of those requirements and would additionally require an at-store recycling program established by the operator of a store to provide an opportunity for a customer of the store to return to the store clean durable plastic bags, as specified.
03/09/20 – Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

AB 3158 Melendez R Solid waste: Rechargeable Battery Recycling Act.
Would authorize the Department of Toxic Substances Control to include on its internet website the prior years’ previously posted information of the estimated amount, by weight, of each type of rechargeable batteries returned for recycling.
03/09/20 – Referred to Com. on E.S. & T.M.

AB 3162 Obernolte R Reports submitted to legislative committees.
Current law requires a report required or requested by law to be submitted by a state or local agency to the Members of either house of the Legislature, generally, to be submitted in a specified manner, including a requirement that a report submitted by a state agency be posted on the state agency’s internet website. This bill would additionally require a state agency to post on its internet website any report, as defined, that the state agency submits to a committee of the Legislature.
03/09/20 – Re-referred to Com. on A. & A.R.
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SB 634 Glazer D The California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act
Existing law, the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act, requires the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to annually designate convenience zones and requires that at least one certified recycling center that meets certain requirements be located within every convenience zone. This bill would increase the total number of exemptions that may be granted to 40% of the number identified as eligible. The bill would require the department to review exemptions every 2 years to determine if each exemption still meets the prescribed exemption criteria. This bill contains other existing laws.
09/13/19 – Re-referred to Com. on RLS. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96

SB 857 Bates R Solid waste: integrated waste management plans: composting component.

Current law, the California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, establishes an integrated waste management program. The act requires each city to submit to the county in which the city is located a source reduction and recycling element containing specified components, including a composting component. This bill would make a non-substantive change to language concerning implementation of the composting component.
01/22/20 – Referred to Com. on RLS.

SB 937 Hill D State agencies: web accessibility.
Would authorize a state agency to temporarily remove public documents from digital access if a justifiable impediment exists and the Director of Technology verifies the impediment prohibits full compliance and the state agency complies with certain requirements, including citing the reason for the document’s removal and listing options and instructions for how to access the document offline. The bill would make any file or document removed after October 14, 2017, subject to these requirements.
02/20/20 – Referred to Coms. on G.O. and JUD.

SB 964 Skinner D Chemicals: outdoor application: residential areas.
Previously: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund: investment plan.
This bill would require a government agency or an entity with which a government agency contracts to submit a plan for the application of a chemical to the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment before applying the chemical outdoors in a residential area, defined as a residential neighborhood, school, daycare center, park and recreational facility, or other location where infants and children generally spend time. The bill would require the office to conduct an independent review of any health impacts of the chemical, including reviewing any relevant scientific literature, studies, or other independently peer-reviewed information relating to the chemical’s adverse health effects on infants and children. If there is any evidence in the peer-reviewed scientific literature or studies that the chemical may cause genetic damage, birth defects, cancer, or nervous or reproductive system harm, the bill would prohibit a government agency or an entity with which a government agency contracts from applying the chemical outdoors in a residential area. The bill would also prohibit a government agency or an entity with which a government agency contracts from applying a chemical outdoors in a residential area if literature or studies relating to whether there are adverse health effects of the chemical have not been completed until the literature or studies have been completed and subjected to independent scientific peer review and the office completes a review pursuant to the bill’s provisions. The bill would require the office to hold at least one public meeting annually for purposes of presenting its proposed findings and accepting public testimony on chemicals for which plans have been submitted pursuant to the bill’s provisions.
03/26/20 – From committee with author’s amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

SB 997 Borgeas R Worker status: independent contractors.
Previous Administrative regulations.
Existing law requires a 3-part test, commonly known as the “ABC” test, to determine if workers are employees or independent contractors for purposes of the Labor Code, the Unemployment Insurance Code, and the wage orders of the Industrial Welfare Commission. This bill would delete the above language providing that the addition of the ABC test to the Labor Code does not constitute a change in, but is declaratory of, existing law. The bill would also revise the above operative language to provide that the bill’s provisions apply only to work that was performed on or after the date the Dynamex decision was adopted, May 1, 2018.
06/10/20 – From committee with author’s amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on L., P.E. & R

SB 1000 Hertzberg D Litter: receptacles.
Current law requires litter receptacles to be placed in all public places in the state, as specified, and provides that any person owning or operating any establishment or public place in which litter receptacles are required to be placed shall procure, place, and maintain those receptacles at that person’s own expense on the premises. This bill would make non-substantive changes to those provisions.
02/27/20 – Referred to Com. on RLS.

SB 1028 Dodd D Agriculture: Cannella Environmental Farming Act of 1995: Environmental Farming Incentive Program. *
Would require the Advisory Panel on Environmental Farming to assist government agencies to incorporate the conservation of natural resources and ecosystem services practices into agricultural programs. The bill would require the Department of Food and Agriculture, with advice from the panel, to establish and administer the California Environmental Farming Incentive Program, subject to an appropriation by the Legislature. The bill would require the program to support on-farm practices seeking to optimize environmental benefits while supporting the economic viability of California agriculture by providing incentives, educational materials, and outreach to farmers or ranchers who want to pursue adopting management practices that contribute to wildlife habitat and result in on-farm activities that provide multiple conservation benefits, as specified.
03/13/20 – Set for hearing March 31.
03/19/20 – From committee with author’s amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on AGRI.

SB 1052 Storm-water Capture and Diversion Authority – Support
California’s water challenges are mounting with climate change causing more intense droughts, increased flooding, and rising pollution threats. Unfortunately, much of our state’s water infrastructure is outdated, and traditional thinking on water management has not kept pace with emerging challenges and opportunities. California has an important opportunity to diversify its water portfolio, by improving its management of stormwater, to decrease the transport of pollutants from our cities and streets into our waterways, and to actually use stormwater as a water resource, rather than waste. SB 1052 removes barriers to innovative projects by authorizing municipal wastewater agencies to divert, capture, and treat stormwater and the runoff of water from our streets, to improve water quality, to encourage local water recycling, to improve water quality and increase local water supply.
05/12/20 – Referral to Com. on GOV. & F. rescinded due to the shortened 2020 Legislative Calendar.

SB 1056 – Methodologies to Measure Toxic PFAS Chemicals in Water – SUPPORT *
SB 1056 will require approval of an analytical method for testing drinking water, groundwater, and surface water for the class of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PFAS are man-made chemicals used widely in products, from cookware and water-resistant clothing to firefighting foam. PFAS (called “forever” chemicals) do not readily break down, and are linked to a long list of health problems, including cancer and developmental issues. These chemicals are contaminating our air, soil, water, plants, wildlife and nearly every American. Currently approved methods only test for less than one percent of the PFAS that may be in our water. SB 1056 would empower the State Water Resources Control Board with the expertise in approving a methodology to measure total PFAS so that we can take the actions needed to protect Californians in a sensible, cost effective manner.
03/18/20 – April 1 hearing postponed by committee.

SB 1070 Leyva D Land use: general plans.
Amended: The Planning and Zoning Law requires the legislative body of each county and city to adopt a comprehensive, long-term general plan for the physical development of the county or city and of any land outside its boundaries that bears relation to its planning. That law requires the general plan to include several elements, including, among others, an environmental justice element, or related goals, policies, and objectives integrated in other elements, that identifies disadvantaged communities, as defined, if the city, county, or city and county has a disadvantaged community. This bill would revise and recast the provisions regarding an environmental justice element by requiring the environmental justice element to include certain provisions, including identification of disadvantaged communities; an assessment of the unique and compounded health risks and investment needs in disadvantaged communities; a statement of goals, quantified objectives, and policies designed to address the unique and compounded health risks and investment needs identified; and a program that sets forth a schedule of required meaningful actions with an implementation deadline and performance metrics with regard to the goals, quantified objectives, and policies identified.
03/25/20 – From committee with author’s amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

SB 1132 Dodd D Recycling: beverage containers: Recycling financial analysis and policy development unit.
Previously: Recycling: beverage containers. *
The California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act, which is administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, is established to promote beverage container recycling and provides for the payment, collection, and distribution of certain payments and fees based on minimum refund values established for beverage containers. The act creates within the department a recycling financial analysis and policy development unit to develop, analyze, consolidate, and evaluate economic and policy proposals to carry out the objectives of the act. This bill would require the unit to assess the effects of limitations imposed on international markets for the export of beverage containers and the impacts of those limitations on beverage container recycling in the state.
03/25/20 – From committee with author’s amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

SB 1152 Skinner D Solar panels: disposal: labeling
Previously: Litter: receptacles.
Would require, on and after January 1, 2023, a manufacturer of a solar panel sold in California to include a permanently affixed label that provides information necessary to facilitate proper disposal or recycling of the solar panel at the end of its useful life. The bill would require the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, in consultation with the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission and the Public Utilities Commission, to develop regulations implementing that labeling requirement, as provided.
03/26/20 – From committee with author’s amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.


SB 1191 Dahle R Organic waste: reduction goals: local jurisdictions: noncompliance and penalties.
The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, in consultation with the State Air Resources Board, is required to adopt regulations that achieve specified targets for reducing organic waste in landfills that may include, among other things, different levels of requirements for local jurisdictions and phased timelines based upon their progress in meeting the organic waste reduction goals, and penalties to be imposed by the department for noncompliance. This bill would require the department, in determining whether or not to issue a compliance order or impose a penalty on a local jurisdiction pursuant to those provisions, or in determining the amount of any penalties imposed pursuant to those provisions, to consider specified information, including whether a local jurisdiction has made a good faith effort to implement its organic waste reduction program and whether any of specified factors affected the local jurisdiction’s ability to implement its organic waste reduction program or otherwise comply with those provisions, as provided.
03/05/20 – Referred to Com. on EQ.

SB 1227 Skinner D Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program. *
Current law creates the Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program to address deferred maintenance on the state highway system and the local street and road system. Current law requires the Department of Transportation and cities and counties receiving funds under the program, to the extent possible and cost effective, and where feasible, to use advanced technologies and material recycling techniques that reduce the cost of maintaining and rehabilitating the streets and highways and that exhibit reduced levels of greenhouse gas emissions through material choice and construction method. This bill would delete the condition in that requirement imposed on the department and those cities and counties to use advanced technologies and material recycling techniques to the extent possible.
03/05/20 – Referred to Com. on TRANS.

SB 1235 Caballero D Administrative Procedure Act: adverse economic impact.
Amended: Current law requires a state agency proposing to adopt, amend, or repeal a major regulation, on or after November 1, 2013, to prepare a standardized regulatory impact analysis in the manner prescribed by the Department of Finance that addresses, among other things, the creation or elimination of jobs within the state. This bill, among other things, would delete the requirement that a state agency prepare an economic impact assessment for proposed changes to a major regulation proposed prior to November 1, 2013, and would instead require a state agency to prepare a standardized regulatory impact analysis for proposed changes to all major regulations. The bill would require that the economic impact assessment and the standardized regulatory impact analysis also include identification of each regulation adopted within 10 years prior to the date of the proposed regulations when the prior adopted regulations are located in the same title or division as the proposed regulations and include a brief summary of any economic impact analysis previously performed with regard to those regulations.
03/25/20 – From committee with author’s amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS

SB 1332 Allen D Solid waste: recycling and composting infrastructure. *
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 require the department to adopt by January 1, 2022, regulations to develop a loan, grant, and incentive payment program to accomplish specified goals to improve California’s statewide recycling and composting infrastructure. The bill would create the California Recycling and Composting Infrastructure Fund in the State Treasury, and would require, upon appropriation, moneys in the fund to be used for these purposes.
03/26/20 – From committee with author’s amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS
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Bills which Failed Committee Hearing Deadline on 5/29/2020 (Assembly: 13, Senate: 4)

AB 1840 Ting D Recycling: reports. *

AB 1922 Rivas, Luz D Pupil instruction: science requirements: climate change. *

AB 1952 Stone, Mark D Washing machines: microfiber filters: state laundry facilities: pilot program. *

AB 2093 Gloria D Public records: writing transmitted by electronic mail: retention.

AB 2214 Carrillo D Administrative Procedure Act: notice of proposed action.

AB 2562 Holden D California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act: Empty beverage container redemption. *

AB 2680 Aguiar-Curry D Solid waste: green material: land application. *

AB 2733 Flora R California Beverage Container Recycling Fund: Reporting.

AB 2993 Levine D Hazardous waste: classification: exclusions: green waste. *

AB 3046 Mathis R The Energy, Environment, and Economy Council.

AB 3141 Friedman D Retail plastics recycling program: plastic bags, packaging, and shipping envelopes. *

AB 3158 Melendez R Solid waste: Rechargeable Battery Recycling Act.

AB 3162 Obernolte R Reports submitted to legislative committees.

SB 937 Hill D State agencies: web accessibility.

SB 1028 Dodd D Agriculture: Cannella Environmental Farming Act of 1995: Environmental Farming Incentive Program. *

SB 1191 Dahle R Organic waste: reduction goals: local jurisdictions: noncompliance and penalties.

SB 1227 Skinner D Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program. *