Legislation: Washington

Status:
Passed
Type:
Resolution
Date:
November, 2012

A Resolution of Thurston County (PDF), Novemeber 2012.

Status:
Failed
Type:
Bill
Date:
February, 2012

SB 6538 would have amended the mercury-containing lights product stewardship program law (RCW 70.275), but the bill did not receive a floor vote before the February 14 deadline and is now dead. This bill would have inserted language into the existing law focused on two issues: giving producers authority to fund the product stewardship...

Status:
Failed
Type:
Bill
Date:
January, 2012

SB 6145, and its companion bill HB 2540 (PDF) were introduced in January 2012 at the initiative of the paint industry American Coatings Association (ACA) but did not pass. The...

Status:
Failed
Type:
Bill
Date:
January, 2012

SSB 5234, the Medicine Take-Back Bill, was introduced in January 2011 but did not move out of the Senate Rules Committee. Re-introduced in January 2012, during the second year of the 2011-2012 biennium, the bill did not get a floor vote and is now dead. Read the Senate Bill Report...

Status:
Failed
Type:
Bill
Date:
January, 2012

SB 6148, the Washington Small Rechargeable Battery Stewardship Act, was introduced on Jan. 24, 2012. The bill would require rechargeable battery brand owners (manufacturers) to fund and manage a statewide rechargeable battery recycling program for residents and businesses. The bill was heard by the Senate Environment Committee, watch the TVW video of the ...

Status:
Failed
Type:
Bill
Date:
January, 2012

SSB 6341 creating jobs by increasing recycling of discarded carpet was introduced in January 2012 but did not pass. The bill would have required carpet producers that sell carpet in Washington State to participate in a carpet stewardship program by January 1, 2013. The carpet stewardship organization would be required to submit a product stewardship program plan for financing, collecting,...

Status:
Passed
Type:
Ordinance
Date:
October, 2011

Under the city's phone book ordinances (123427 and...

Status:
Failed
Type:
Bill
Date:
February, 2011

Washington: the House Committee on Environment heard HB 1496 (An act relating to the disposal of residential sharps waste) on Feb. 17, 2011, it was referred to the House Committee on Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight but no action was taken and the bill died. See the House ...

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