Updated July 20, 2017
 
2017-18 CRRC Legislative Positions

Bill # Author Description Position Status
AB 1 Frazier re: Transportation funding. SUPPORT Assembly Committees on Transportation and Natural Resources
AB 178 Eggman
re: Bottle bill program.
Requires curbside operators to clean their CRV to 95% in order to receive CRV redemption payments. 
OPPOSE Assembly Committee on Natural Resources. Author pulled the bill and it is now an urgency bill needing 2/3 votes to pass.
AB 1036 McCarty
re: Organic waste: composting.
Requires Cal EPA and CDFA, with CalRecycle, SWRCB and CARB, to assess the state's progress toward developing the organic waste processing and recycling infrastructure necessary to meet state goals.
SUPPORT Senate Committee on Environmental Quality
AB 1147 Salas
re: Solid waste: disposal.
Prohibits any entity other than a solid waste enterprise authorized by a local government from collecting, transporting, or hauling solid waste. Expands civil enforcement provisions associated with the theft of recycled materials.
SPONSOR 2-year bill
AB 1158 Salas
re: Carpet recycling.
Creates an advisory committee, requires a carpet stewardship plan, sets a 24% carpet recycling rate by 2020, requires at least one take-back location in each county, and prohibits a stewardship organization from expending funds for disposal.
SUPPORT Senate Committee on Appropriations
AB 1250 Jones-Sawyer
re: Counties and cities: contracts for personal services.
Establishes specific standards for the use of personal services contracts by counties and cities.
 
OPPOSITION WITHDRAWN Senate Committee on Appropriations
SB 1 Beall
re: Transportation funding.
Increases several taxes and fees to raise roughly $5.2 billion annually in new transportation revenues and makes adjustments for inflation every year. 
SUPPORT Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 5, Statutes of 2017
SB 53 Hueso
re: Natural gas vehicles.
Authorizes a motor vehicle with an engine fueled primarily by natural gas to exceed specified maximum weight limits by up to 2,000 pounds, and requires a specified analysis to estimate the damage caused by these vehicles and a fee that compensates for the cost of that damage.
SUPPORT Senate Committee on Appropriations