House Committee on the
Prepared by: Joe Altizer
(3/06 /10)Phone: 340-3259
SPONSORS: Senator K. Facemyer
TITLE: Prohibiting landfill disposal of certain electronic devices
DATE REPORTED: February 23, 2010
CODE SECTIONS AFFECTED: § 22-15A-22 (amended)
This bill establishes a prohibition on disposal of covered electronic devices in
landfills. These devices would be prohibited from disposal in solid waste landfills in West
Virginia. The Department of Environmental Protection is to promulgate rules to
implement this prohibition.
FISCAL ANALYSIS. No impact.
The House Government Organization Committee amended the bill to make some
technical revisions to the bill and to extend the effective date of the prohibition one year,
until January 1, 2012.
GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AFFECTED:
Department of Environmental
RULE MAKING AUTHORITY: Agency to promulgate rules in coordination with
the Solid Waste Management Board.
COMMITTEE REFERENCE: House Government Organization then Judiciary
TITLE ANALYSIS: Amended.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Regular