BILL NUMBER: AB 1256	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Williams

                        FEBRUARY 27, 2015

   An act to amend Section 40400 of the Public Resources Code,
relating to solid waste.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 1256, as introduced, Williams. Solid waste: administration.
   The existing California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989 is
administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
in the California Environmental Protection Agency.
   This would make nonsubstantive changes to the provision
establishing the department.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  Section 40400 of the Public Resources Code is amended
to read:
   40400.   (a)    There is in the California
Environmental Protection Agency the Department of Resources Recycling
and Recovery.  The 
    (b)     The  Department of Resources
Recycling and Recovery shall be administered under the control of an
executive officer known as the Director of Resources Recycling and
Recovery.  Any 
    (c)     Any  reference in any law or
regulation to the State Solid Waste Management Board, the California
Waste Management Board, or the California Integrated Waste Management
Board shall hereafter apply to the Department of Resources Recycling
and Recovery.  The 
    (d)     The  Director of Resources
Recycling and Recovery shall hear and decide appeals of decisions of
the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery made pursuant to
this division.