H.R.2238: Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2021

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130 (All Democrats)

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Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2021 This bill sets forth requirements and incentives to reduce the production of a variety of products and materials, including plastics, and increase efforts to collect, recycle, or compost products and materials. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g., packaging, paper, single-use products, beverage containers, or food service products) fiscally responsible for collecting, managing, and...

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Date Description
June 30, 2022
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 29, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change.
March 29, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
March 26, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 26, 2021

Introduced in the House by Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.)

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