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SB-769 Litter: receptacles.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/20/2021 04:00 AM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 769


Introduced by Senator Becker

February 19, 2021


An act to amend Section 68055 of the Government Code, relating to solid waste.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 769, as introduced, Becker. Litter: receptacles.
Existing law requires litter receptacles to be placed on specified public places. Existing law requires any person owning or operating any establishment or public place in which litter receptacles are required to be placed to procure, place, and maintain those receptacles on the premises at that person’s own expense.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to those provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 68055 of the Government Code is amended to read:

68055.
 (a) It shall be the responsibility of any person owning or operating any establishment or public place in which litter receptacles are required by this chapter to procure, place, and maintain such those receptacles at his their own expense on the premises in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
(b) The responsibility for the removal of litter from receptacles placed at publicly-owned publicly owned places shall remain with the public agencies. Removal The responsibility for the removal of litter from receptacles placed on private property shall remain with the owner of the property or, in cases where the owner is not in actual possession of the premises, with the tenant thereof. of the property.