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PRINTER'S NO. 1410
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1198
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY ISAACSON, MURT, HOHENSTEIN, DONATUCCI, FREEMAN,
HILL-EVANS, NEILSON, RABB, ULLMAN, OTTEN, COMITTA, BULLOCK
AND McCARTER, APRIL 15, 2019
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT, APRIL 15, 2019
AN ACT
Amending the act of July 28, 1988 (P.L.556, No.101), entitled
"An act providing for planning for the processing and
disposal of municipal waste; requiring counties to submit
plans for municipal waste management systems within their
boundaries; authorizing grants to counties and municipalities
for planning, resource recovery and recycling; imposing and
collecting fees; establishing certain rights for host
municipalities; requiring municipalities to implement
recycling programs; requiring Commonwealth agencies to
procure recycled materials; imposing duties; granting powers
to counties and municipalities; authorizing the Environmental
Quality Board to adopt regulations; authorizing the
Department of Environmental Resources to implement this act;
providing remedies; prescribing penalties; establishing a
fund; and making repeals," in recycling fee, further
providing for recycling fee for municipal waste landfills and
resource recovery facilities.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 701(a) of the act of July 28, 1988
(P.L.556, No.101), known as the Municipal Waste Planning,
Recycling and Waste Reduction Act, is amended to read:
Section 701. Recycling fee for municipal waste landfills and
resource recovery facilities.
(a) Imposition.--There is imposed a recycling fee of [$2] $5
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per ton for all solid waste processed at resource recovery
facilities and for all solid waste except process residue and
nonprocessible waste from a resource recovery facility that is
disposed of at municipal waste landfills. Such fee shall be paid
by the operator of each municipal waste landfill and resource
recovery facility.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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