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AB-3036 Solid waste: definition.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 05/03/2018 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  May 03, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 09, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 3036


Introduced by Assembly Member Cooley

February 16, 2018


An act to amend Section 40191 of the Public Resources Code, relating to solid waste.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 3036, as amended, Cooley. Solid waste: definition.
The California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989, administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, generally regulates the disposal, management, and recycling of solid waste.
This bill would exclude from the act’s definition of “solid waste” byproducts from processing food, if those byproducts meet certain conditions, including, among others, that the byproducts are intended destined for use as animal feed.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 40191 of the Public Resources Code is amended to read:

40191.
 (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), “solid waste” means all putrescible and nonputrescible solid, semisolid, and liquid wastes, including garbage, trash, refuse, paper, rubbish, ashes, industrial wastes, demolition and construction wastes, abandoned vehicles and parts thereof, discarded home and industrial appliances, dewatered, treated, or chemically fixed sewage sludge which is not hazardous waste, manure, vegetable or animal solid and semisolid wastes, and other discarded solid and semisolid wastes.
(b) “Solid waste” does not include any of the following wastes:
(1) Hazardous waste, as defined in Section 40141.
(2) Radioactive waste regulated pursuant to the Radiation Control Law (Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 114960) of Part 9 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code).
(3) Medical waste regulated pursuant to the Medical Waste Management Act (Part 14 (commencing with Section 117600) of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code). Untreated medical waste shall not be disposed of in a solid waste landfill, as defined in Section 40195.1. Medical waste that has been treated and deemed to be solid waste shall be regulated pursuant to this division.
(4) Byproducts from processing food, if those byproducts meet all of the following conditions:
(A) They originate from agricultural or industrial sources.
(B) They do not include animal, including fish, processing byproducts.
(C) They are source separated by the generator of the byproducts.
(D) They are not discarded.
(E) They are intended destined for use as animal feed.