May 22 - CAW Bills Make it Out of Fiscal Committees, Floor Votes Next Week

Several CAW-sponsored and supported bills made it out of appropriations committees today. These include:

  • AB 2058 (Levine) - Strengthens California's Disposable Bag Reduction law by requiring diversion benchmarks and allowing local governments to charge fees.
  • AB 2505 (Brownley) - Phases out the use of PVC packaging.
  • AB 2640 (Huffman) - Will work to prevent the landfilling of organic waste.
  • SB 1625 (Corbett) - Expands California's Container Recycling Law to include all plastic bottles.

All bills must be voted out of their houses of origin next week.