Bill Text: CA SB245 | 2013-2014 | Regular Session | Introduced
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California Senate Bill 245 (Prior Session Legislation)
Bill Title: Contracts.
Status: (Passed) 2014-07-10 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 117, Statutes of 2014. [SB245 Detail]
BILL NUMBER: SB 245 INTRODUCED BILL TEXT INTRODUCED BY Senator Correa (Principal coauthor: Senator Calderon) FEBRUARY 12, 2013 An act relating to recycling. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST SB 245, as introduced, Correa. Recycling: mattresses. Existing law requires a retailer of various specified products, such as rechargeable batteries and cell phones, sold in the state to have in place a system for the acceptance and collection of those products for reuse, recycling, or proper disposal. This bill would declare the intention of the Legislature to enact subsequent legislation to establish a program for the management of used mattresses, with specified components. Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. The Legislature hereby declares its intention to enact subsequent legislation to establish a program for the management of used mattresses that would create an economically practical system for recycling used mattresses, reduce the impact of illegally dumped mattresses, harness existing infrastructure for transporting used mattresses to recyclers, and minimize costs to both governments and consumers.