Bill Text: CA SB1132 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Recycling: beverage containers: Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery: recycling financial analysis and policy development unit.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-03-25 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS. [SB1132 Detail]

Download: California-2019-SB1132-Amended.html

Amended  IN  Senate  March 25, 2020

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 1132


Introduced by Senator Dodd

February 19, 2020


An act to amend Section 14530.1 of the Public Resources Code, relating to beverage container recycling.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1132, as amended, Dodd. Recycling: beverage containers. containers: Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery: recycling financial analysis and policy development unit.
The California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act, which is administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, is established to promote beverage container recycling and provides for the payment, collection, and distribution of certain payments and fees based on minimum refund values established for beverage containers. The act creates within the department a recycling financial analysis and policy development unit to develop, analyze, consolidate, and evaluate economic and policy proposals to carry out the objectives of the act.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact future legislation relating to the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act. require the unit to assess the effects of limitations imposed on international markets for the export of beverage containers and the impacts of those limitations on beverage container recycling in the state.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NOYES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 14530.1 of the Public Resources Code is amended to read:

14530.1.
 There is hereby created within the department a recycling financial analysis and policy development unit, unit to develop, analyze, consolidate, and evaluate economic and policy proposals to carry out the objectives of this division, including, but not limited to, all of the following:
(a) Evaluate the solvency of the fund on an ongoing basis in order to make recommendations and report to the Legislature.
(b) Identify the fiscal impacts of proposed recycling programs, or changes to existing recycling programs.
(c) Assess the economic impacts of recycling proposals and programs on the state’s citizens and businesses, including the impact of adding new container types into existing law.
(d) Develop recommendations to better integrate the various recycling alternatives available from state government, local government, and private industry with the objective of reducing recycling costs to citizens and businesses and meeting the 80-percent recycling goal established by this division.
(e) Assess the effects of limitations imposed on international markets for the export of beverage containers and the impacts of those limitations on beverage container recycling in the state.

SECTION 1.

It is the intent of the Legislature to enact future legislation relating to the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act (Division 12.1 (commencing with Section 14500) of the Public Resources Code).

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