2011 House Bill 4266

Allow yard waste in landfills with methane capture

Introduced in the House

Feb. 16, 2011

Introduced by Rep. Ken Horn (R-94)

To waive the ban on landfills accepting yard waste if a facility installs a methane gas capture system.

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Technology

March 6, 2012

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

March 14, 2012

Substitute offered

The substitute passed by voice vote

Amendment offered by Rep. Ken Horn (R-94)

To revise details of the particular yard clippings the bill would allow.

The amendment passed by voice vote

March 15, 2012

Passed in the House 66 to 41 (details)

Received in the Senate

March 20, 2012

Referred to the Committee on Environment, Energy, and Technology