Regarding the Promotion of Composting

Last updated: May 6, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Environmental
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Craig Hickman, House 81
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 524




This resolve requires the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to study the feasibility of establishing incentives or mandates to promote composting in the State - specifically, looking at the laws of Vermont and Massachusetts. The departments are required to submit a joint report of their findings and recommendations, together with any necessary implementing legislation, to the Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and the Joint Standing Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, which may submit legislation relating to the report to the Second Regular Session of the 129th Legislature.