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Key Votes

SB 568 - Recycling Polystyrene Food Containers - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Ted Gaines voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Recycling Polystyrene Food Containers

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits food vendors from distributing prepared food to a customer in a polystyrene foam (Styrofoam) food container beginning January 1, 2014.

  • Authorizes a school district to dispense prepared food to a customer in a polystyrene foam food container, on and after July 1, 2015, if the school district adopts a policy to implement a recycling program where there is a "reasonable likelihood" that at least 60 percent of the polystyrene foam food containers purchased annually by the school district will be recycled (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Recycling Polystyrene Food Containers


  • Alan S. Lowenthal (CA - D) (Out Of Office)


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