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2021 House Bill 4454: Revise solid waste, landfill and recycling restrictions, mandates, fees, fines and more

Public Act 243 of 2022

Introduced by Rep. Gary Howell R-North Branch on March 9, 2021
To mandate that by January 1, 2028, at least 90% of single-family dwellings in municipalities with more than 5,000 residents have access to curbside recycling that meets detailed criteria specified in the bill. The bill also rewrites many definitions and requirements related to landfills, solid waste and recycling mandates. It is part of a legislative package comprised of House Bills 4453 to 4461 that would expand regulation, fees and fines in the areas of solid waste and recycling.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee on March 9, 2021
Reported in the House on March 25, 2021
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on April 27, 2021
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on April 27, 2021
Substitute offered by Sen. Rosemary Bayer D-Beverly Hills on December 7, 2022
To adopt a substitute with provisions that reflect Democratic caucus concerns with changes in the law related to chemical recycling and related matters.
The substitute failed 14 to 18 in the Senate on December 7, 2022.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Received in the House on December 8, 2022
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on December 22, 2022