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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.2944 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act to (1) establish a solid waste management council, (2) to require the Department to increase certain types of data collection; (3) to impose a surcharge on waste disposal; (4) to require municipalities to institute pay as you throw programs if they are generating too much waste for disposal per capita; (5) to require that all waste be disposed of in clear plastic bags; (6) to increase recycling to include mattresses, textiles and additional commercial organic material; and (7) to require secondary markets to report contamination

By Representatives Vincent of Revere and DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2944) of RoseLee Vincent, Michelle M. DuBois and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Environmental Protection to establish a solid waste council and to institute programs to reduce solid waste. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

Bill Information

RoseLee Vincent , Michelle M. DuBois
Referred to House Committee on Rules

Bill History

Displaying 10 actions for Bill H.2944
Date Branch Action
1/23/2017 House Referred to the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
1/23/2017 Senate Senate concurred
10/18/2017 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/24/2017 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-1
3/9/2018 House Accompanied by S439
3/9/2018 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
4/17/2018 House Committee recommended ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10)
4/17/2018 House Rules suspended
4/17/2018 House Read second
4/17/2018 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
1/1/2019 House No further action taken

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