BILLS & RESOLUTIONS

BILLS & RESOLUTIONS

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

Need a refresher on how a bill becomes a law? This Schoolhouse Rock video from the 1970s is outdated in its use of gender pronouns but informative and catchy nonetheless:

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Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act, March 25, 2021

Sponsored by Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM]   03/25/21  
To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to reduce the production and use of certain single-use plastic products and packaging, to improve the responsibility of producers in the design, collection, reuse, recycling, and disposal of…

Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020

Sponsored by Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]   03/22/21  
The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g., packaging, paper, single-use products, beverage containers, or food service products) fiscally responsible for collecting, managing, and recycling or composting the products after consumer use. In addition, the…

SUMMARY: Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act

03/20/21  
Plastic pollution is a crisis threatening our public health, our climate, our economy, and our planet. Plastic production and waste is fueling climate change and poisoning our bodies through the air we breathe, the water…