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2003 Senate Bill 790: Establish state recycling advisory council
Introduced by Sen. Cameron Brown (R) on October 23, 2003 To establish a state "recycling advisory council," which would review existing programs and recommend to the legislature changes to the state's comprehensive recycling plan, including the provision of additional government subsidies.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources & Environmental Affairs Committee on October 23, 2003
Reported in the Senate on July 1, 2004 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on August 4, 2004 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on August 4, 2004
Passed 22 to 13 in the Senate on August 4, 2004 (same description)
To establish a state "recycling advisory council," which would review existing programs and recommend to the legislature changes to the state's comprehensive recycling plan, including the provision of additional government subsidies.
Received in the House on August 4, 2004
Referred to the House Land Use and Environment Committee on August 4, 2004
Reported in the House on November 10, 2004 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on December 2, 2004 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2004
Amendment offered by Rep. Stephen Ehardt (R) on December 2, 2004 To require that an administrator of a municipally owned landfill be a member of the recycling council.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2004
Amendment offered by Rep. Kathleen Law (D) on December 2, 2004 To tie-bar the bill to House Bill 4802, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. SB 172 would to expand the state bottle deposit law (“bottle bill”) to include all other carbonated and noncarbonated beverages except for dairy based products.
The amendment failed 32 to 56 in the House on December 2, 2004
Amendment offered by Rep. Ruth Johnson (R) on December 2, 2004 To remove a requirement that the Department of Environmental Quality "shall" provide staff to the recycling council. Instead, the department "may" do so.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2004
Passed 57 to 38 in the House on December 2, 2004 (same description)
To establish a state "recycling advisory council," which would review existing programs and recommend to the legislature changes to the state's comprehensive recycling plan, including the provision of additional government subsidies.
Received by Sen. Jason Allen (R) on December 7, 2004
Passed 27 to 4 in the Senate on December 7, 2004 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Vetoed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 28, 2004

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