Substitute for H.B. No. 5474
Session Year 2009
 


AN ACT CONCERNING PRIVATE AND MUNICIPAL RECYCLING, ZONING ORDINANCES, SOLID WASTE COLLECTION CONTRACTS AND SCHOOL RECYCLING PROGRAMS.

To permit the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to issue a beneficial use permit for activities already permitted in neighboring states without extensive investigation, to relieve municipalities from the requirement of reporting the amount of recyclable items processed for recycling, to require certain plastic containers and chipboard to be recycled, to require commercial solid waste collection contracts to specify how recyclable items will be handled, to create a no-interest loan program for municipal recycling efforts, to create a grant program for municipalities to purchase recycling receptacles, to prohibit zoning ordinances from restricting the amount of space permitted for the storage of recyclables, and to permit the commissioner to contract with municipalities or third parties to enforce violations of the recycling requirements.

Introduced by:
Environment Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/30/2009(LCO)File Number 1023
 5/30/2009Senate Calendar Number 716
 5/30/2009Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/29/2009Immediate Transmittal to the Senate
 5/29/2009House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/29/2009House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 8690
 4/30/2009(LCO)File Number 859
 4/30/2009Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/30/2009New File by Committee on Planning and Development
 4/30/2009(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/24/2009(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/29/09 5:00 PM
 4/21/2009(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/20/2009(PD)Joint Favorable Substitute
 4/14/2009Referred by House to Committee on Planning and Development
 4/6/2009(LCO)File Number 493
 4/6/2009House Calendar Number 321
 4/6/2009Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/6/2009(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/30/2009(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/06/09 10:00 AM
 3/20/2009(ENV)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/20/2009(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/17/2009Referred to Joint Committee on Environment
 3/16/2009Drafted by Committee
 2/13/2009(ENV)Vote to Draft
 1/29/2009Public Hearing 02/02
 1/22/2009Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

Co-sponsors of HB-5474

Rep. Linda Schofield, 16th Dist.
Rep. Beth Bye, 19th Dist.
Rep. Richard Roy, 119th Dist.
Rep. Joe Aresimowicz, 30th Dist.
Rep. Brian J. O'Connor, 35th Dist.
Rep. Sandy H. Nafis, 27th Dist.
Rep. Kim Fawcett, 133rd Dist.
Rep. Bryan Hurlburt, 53rd Dist.
Rep. Bruce V. Morris, 140th Dist.
Rep. Fred Camillo, 151st Dist.
Rep. Peggy Sayers, 60th Dist.
Rep. Terrie Wood, 141st Dist.
Rep. Joan A. Lewis, 8th Dist.
Rep. Mary G. Fritz, 90th Dist.
Rep. Barbara L. Lambert, 118th Dist.
Rep. William Aman, 14th Dist.
Rep. Patricia M. Widlitz, 98th Dist.
Rep. Joseph S. Mioli, 136th Dist.
Rep. Thomas J. Kehoe, 31st Dist.
Rep. Emil Altobello, 82nd Dist.
Rep. Lawrence G. Miller, 122nd Dist.
Rep. Livvy R. Floren, 149th Dist.
Rep. Matthew J. Conway, 61st Dist.
Rep. Catherine F. Abercrombie, 83rd Dist.
Rep. Lile R. Gibbons, 150th Dist.
Rep. Peggy Reeves, 143rd Dist.
Rep. Elissa T. Wright, 41st Dist.
Rep. Christopher D. Coutu, 47th Dist.
Rep. Themis Klarides, 114th Dist.
Rep. Patricia B. Miller, 145th Dist.
Rep. Joseph C. Serra, 33rd Dist.

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