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AB 1179:

Toxic Substances Control

Author: Assemblymember Ash Kalra

AB 1179 was part of a bill package that aimed to bring meaningful changes to the way hazardous waste is managed in California. AB 1179 would have required the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to adopt regulations establishing inspection frequencies for hazardous waste facilities.

Bill info from the legislature

CLCV Supported


Passed Assembly 50-17; Passed Senate 28-12; Vetoed by Governor Brown

vote key

PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:ANTI-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on good bill. Counted negatively.DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on a bad bill. Counted positively.EXCUSEDAbsent due to illness or family leave; not counted positively or negatively.

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