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SB19-034

Local Government Recycling Standards For Food Containers

Concerning a local government's authority to establish standards for the use of environmentally discardable food containers, and, in connection therewith, authorizing a local government to establish standards for the use of ready-to-eat food containers that may be discarded through recycling or composting.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

Currently, state law preempts local governments from restricting or mandating containers for any consumer products. The bill allows a local government to set a standard for a retail food establishment's use of ready-to-eat food containers that may be discarded through recycling or composting.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. D. Moreno
Rep. J. Arndt

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