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2011 House Bill 4266: Allow yard waste in landfills with methane capture
  1. Introduced by Rep. Kenneth Horn (R) on February 16, 2011, to waive the ban on landfills accepting yard waste if a facility installs a methane gas capture system.
    • Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on February 16, 2011.
      • Reported in the House on March 6, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on March 14, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 14, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Kenneth Horn (R) on March 14, 2012, to revise details of the particular yard clippings the bill would allow. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 14, 2012.
  2. Passed 66 to 41 in the House on March 15, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on March 20, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Energy and Technology Committee on March 20, 2012.

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