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AB 3025 - Polystyrene Packaging Regulations - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Ted Gaines voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (44-34) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (22-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Polystyrene Packaging Regulations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires manufacturers of polystyrene loosefill packaging to gradually increase the amount of recycled material used in the production of such product.

Highlights:
- Requires that polystyrene loosefill packaging be comprised of at least 60 percent recycled material beginning January 1, 2012, 80 percent beginning January 1, 2014, and 100 percent beginning January 1, 2017 [sec. 1 (c)]. - Establishes a fine of no more than $1,000 for each violation [sec. 1 (d)].
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (42-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Polystyrene Packaging Regulations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires manufacturers of polystyrene loosefill packaging to gradually increase the amount of recycled material used in the production of such product.

Highlights:
- Requires that polystyrene loosefill packaging be comprised of at least 60 percent recycled material beginning January 1, 2012, 80 percent beginning January 1, 2014, and 100 percent beginning January 1, 2017 [sec. 1 (c)].
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Polystyrene Packaging Regulations

Sponsors

  • Sally J. Lieber (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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