MD HB589 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-0)
Status: Introduced on January 27 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-30 - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Environment and Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring a certain person that generates food residuals to separate the food residuals from other solid waste and ensure that the food residuals are diverted from final disposal in a refuse disposal system in a certain manner; applying the requirements of the Act, beginning in certain years, to certain persons that generate certain amounts of food residuals; requiring the Department of the Environment to report to the General Assembly by December 1, 2021, and annually thereafter on the impact of waste diversion in the State; etc.

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Solid Waste Management - Organics Recycling and Waste Diversion - Food Residuals



2020-01-30HouseHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-27HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Environment91701(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment91724.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Environment9201(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments