Senate Bill 2941
116th Congress(2019-2020)
RECYCLE Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Nov 21, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Nov 21, 2019
Latest Action
Nov 21, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2941
Congress
116
Policy Area
Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection
Primary focus of measure is regulation of pollution including from hazardous substances and radioactive releases; climate change and greenhouse gases; environmental assessment and research; solid waste and recycling; ecology. Measures concerning energy exploration, efficiency, and conservation may fall under Energy policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Ohio
Michigan
Indiana
Massachusetts
Minnesota
New Hampshire
Oregon
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Recycling Enhancements to Collection and Yield through Consumer Learning and Education Act of 2019 or the RECYCLE Act

This bill provides support for recycling programs.

Specifically, the bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a program to award grants to improve the effectiveness of residential and community recycling programs through public education and outreach.

In addition, the EPA must develop a model recycling program toolkit for states, Native American tribes, and local governments.

Finally, the bill specifies that the EPA's review of its federal procurement guidelines for purchasing certain recycled materials and items made with such materials must occur at least once every five years.

Text (1)
November 21, 2019
Actions (2)
11/21/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
11/21/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Nov 22, 2019 5:42:35 AM
Updated
Dec 28, 2020 9:30:49 PM