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Increase Solid Waste Diversion

Concerning additional measures to increase waste diversion, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2017 Regular Session
Local Government
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

The bill directs the department of public health and environment and the Colorado office of economic development to assist in increasing waste diversion in Colorado by establishing diversion goals, encouraging and requiring data collection and reporting by counties and landfills, respectively, and providing technical assistance to counties and landfills regarding the data collection and reporting.

The bill appropriates $38,011 and .04 FTE to the office and $70,264 and 0.8 FTE to the department for implementation of the act.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




Bill Text

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

COVID-19 Resources

Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.