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SB1170 SD1     
Report Title: Environment; Plastic Products; Prohibition Against Biodegradable, Degradable, and Decomposable Labeling; Compostable; Penalties
Description: Requires the department of health to adopt a standard specification for compostable and that plastic products labeled as "compostable" meet the applicable standard specification adopted by the department of health. Prohibits a person from selling plastic products labeled as "biodegradable", "degradable", or "decomposable" or implying that a plastic product will break down, fragment, biodegrade, or decompose in a landfill or other environment; and provides an exception for plastic products labeled as "compostable" if certain criteria are met. Establishes fines for violators. Takes effect on 1/1/2016. (SD1)
Package: None
Current Referral: ENE/HTH, CPN/JDL
Introducer(s): GABBARD, ENGLISH, INOUYE, Green, Ruderman, Wakai

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1/28/2015SPassed First Reading.
1/28/2015SReferred to ENE/HTH, CPN/JDL.
2/6/2015SThe committee(s) on ENE/HTH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-17-15 3:45PM in conference room 225.
2/17/2015SThe committee(s) on HTH deferred the measure until 02-18-15 1:15PM in conference room 414.
2/17/2015SThe committee(s) on ENE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in ENE were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Green, Galuteria; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara, Slom.
2/18/2015SThe committee(s) on HTH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HTH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Green, Wakai, Gabbard, Riviere; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Slom ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Baker, Ruderman.
2/20/2015SReported from ENE/HTH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 433) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to CPN/JDL.
2/20/2015SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPN/JDL.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB1170 SD1

ENE/HTH 225 2/17/2015 3:45 PM View
ENE/HTH 414 2/18/2015 1:15 PM View