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2018 Senate Bill 943: Increase landfill “tipping fee” tax
Introduced by Sen. Mike Nofs (R) on April 17, 2018
To increase the state “tipping fee” tax imposed on dumping garbage in landfills, from 12 cents per-cubic yard to $4.44 per ton. Note: Online sources suggest a cubic yard of uncompacted household garbage weights around 150 pound to 300 pounds, which implies a tax rate six-to-12 times higher than the current rate.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on April 17, 2018