AB 549 (Carter, 2011-12) - Strengthening CA's Landmark E-waste Law

AB 549 would close a loophole in current e-waste law and protect the state against frivolous lawsuit.

Position and Status.
CAW Supports.

AB 549 is heading to the Senate Fiscal Committee.

Description Imposes civil liability against a covered electronic waste (CEW) recycler or collector who makes a false statement or representation for purposes of compliance with the Electronic Waste Recycling Act (Act). Codifies regulations authorizing the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to conduct reviews and audits related to the operations of CEW recyclers and collectors.

CAW Staff Contacts.
Teresa Bui (916) 443-5422

Assembly Member Wilma Carter
State Capitol, Sacramento, CA 95814

Current Language, Analyses and Votes.