Wednesday, June 28, 2017

House Committee Meets Thursday Now On Recycling Fee Extension Bill

The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is now scheduled to meet THURSDAY to consider Senate Bill 646 (Killion-R-Delaware) would prevent a funding crisis in the state’s Recycling Program by eliminating the expiration date for the Act 101 $2 per ton recycling fee on waste disposed in Pennsylvania.
An amendment is expected to Senate Bill 646 to extend the $2 fee for only one year to January 1, 2021.
Senate Bill 144 (Yaw-R-Lycoming) amending Act 537 ton include alternative on-lot sewage systems in sewage plans (sponsor summary) is also on the agenda.
The meeting will be held in Room 205 Ryan Building off the floor, which means any time after the House convenes Thursday.  The House Republican Caucus website often webcasts committee meetings.
Rep. John Maher (R-Allegheny) serves as Majority Chair of the House Environmental Committee and can be contacted by sending email to:  Rep. Mike Carroll serves as Minority Chair and can be contacted by sending email to:

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