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Creates an EPR program for packaging materials, establishes post-consumer recycled content standards for plastic beverage containers, and expands the current organics separation program by adding institutions. Requires that by 2028, all residents and businesses have access to source-separated food scraps collection, whether that be at the curbside or at a local transfer station. Allows DEEP to coordinate with municipalities and/or waste authorities to solicit waste infrastructure proposals that are consistent with the state’s Comprehensive Materials Management Strategy. Also establishes a $5 per ton fee on all waste that is shipped out of state and raises the fee on in-state waste to $3 per ton. The prior fee was $1.50 for in state waste with no fee for out-of-state waste transfers. Transitions MIRA into the Connecticut Waste Authority and requires them to look at options for the property.
Expands the state’s paid sick leave mandate to all private sector employers in the state.
Authorizes the state to join a multistate purchasing consortium to negotiate drug price discounts for all residents.
HB 6671 an act concerning funding for school lunches and a center for sustainable aviation, special education funding, certain bottle deposits, certain state positions, and the posting of state job openings and bond covenant restrictions and the budget reserve fund
Extends the bipartisan fiscal reforms enacted in 2017 through June 30, 2028, and then through June 30, 2033, unless the General Assembly adopts a resolution not to further extend them.
Increases the fines for commercial vehicles using state parkways from $90 to $500.
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