Bill Status of HB2816 100th General Assembly
Short Description: MATERIALS REUSE-RECYCLING
Rep. Carol Sente
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Materials Reuse and Recycling Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall require that for all new construction projects that at least 5% of the materials used for the construction project are reused materials. Provides that no municipality or county may adopt a building code that requires the use of all new materials in the building's construction. Provides that any model building code adopted by a municipality or county must be adapted to allow for use of reused materials, recycled materials, and reclaimed materials. Provides that reuse of used, recycled, or reclaimed construction materials shall be allowed as of right in all municipal, county, or statewide building codes as of the effective date of the Act. Provides that the Agency shall prepare an annual report to the General Assembly on the amount of construction and demolition waste created in the State that includes specified information. Defines terms. Effective immediately.