AB 1442 (Wieckowski, 2011-12) Pharmaceutical Waste Hauling

AB 1442 allows an exemption for medical waste generators in transporting pharmaceutical waste.

Position and Status.
CAW supports.

AB 1442 passed the Senate on 8/21 and was concurred in Assembly on 8/28. It was chaptered into law on 9/28.


This bill authorizes pharmaceutical waste generators, including health care professionals and their staff, and common carriers to transport the waste for treatment and disposal through a waste hauling exemption.

CAW Staff Contacts.
Sue Vang (916) 443-5422

Assembly Member Robert Wieckowski
State Capitol, Sacramento, CA 95814

Current Language, Analyses and Votes.


Californians Against Waste 
California Product Stewardship Council


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