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2017 State Legislation

AB 1158, Assembly Member Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) Carpet Recycling

This bill would create an advisory committee in the department to make recommendations to manufacturers and carpet stewardship organizations on carpet stewardship plans. The bill would require a carpet stewardship plan to include a process by which the manufacturer or carpet stewardship organization receives and subsequently responds, in writing, to plan recommendations from the advisory committee.


AB 444, Assembly Members Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) and Adam Gray (D-Merced) Home-Generated Sharps Waste

This is the author’s spot bill for home-generated sharps waste stewardship legislation. Please check back later for updates.

SB 212, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) Medical Waste

This is the author’s spot bill for medical waste stewardship legislation. Please check back later for updates.

SB 258, Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017

This bill would require a manufacturer of a cleaning product, as defined, that is manufactured or sold in the state on or after January 1, 2018, to disclose ingredients contained in and health impact information related to the cleaning product on the product label, post the cleaning product ingredient information on the manufacturer’s Internet Web site, and include specified information on the cleaning product’s label concerning ingredients contained in the cleaning product, including Internet Web sites where more information may be found. The bill would prohibit a manufacturer from manufacturing or selling a cleaning product in the state unless the product complies with these provisions,  require an employer to identify a cleaning product and list the ingredients of the product in the manner described above on any container used in the workplace into which a cleaning product is transferred, and make related legislative findings and declarations.

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