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The 191st 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

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

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
RoseLee Vincent 16th Suffolk
Michelle M. DuBois 10th Plymouth
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Chris Walsh 6th Middlesex

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