The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to meet on April 25 to consider bills eliminating the sunset date on the Act 101 recycling fee, creating a task force on lead exposure, exempting steel slag from the definition of waste and allowing the incorporation of alternative on-lot sewage systems in sewage plans.
The bills include--
-- Eliminate Sunset On Recycling Fee: Senate Bill 646 (Killion-R-Delaware) would eliminate the January 1, 2020 sunset date on the $2 per ton recycling fee (sponsor summary);
-- Creating Task Force On Lead: Senate Resolution 33 (Yudichak-D-Luzerne) creating a Task Force on Lead Exposure (sponsor summary);
-- Exempting Steel Slag From Definition of Waste: Senate Bill 497 (Vogel-R-Butler) eliminating the designation of steel slag as waste (sponsor summary); and
-- Alternative Onlot Septic Systems: Senate Bill 144 (Yaw-R-Lycoming) amending Act 537 ton include alternative on-lot sewage systems in sewage plans (sponsor summary).
The meeting will be held in Room 8E-B East Wing Capitol Building starting at 9:30.Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming) serves as Majority Chair of the Senate Environmental Committee and can be contacted by sending email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne) serves as Minority Chair and can be contacted by sending email to: email@example.com.