The Policy Committee of the Virginia Recycling Association will monitor any recycling legislation and disperse information to VRA members and interested citizens. VRA Members may login and visit the Policy Committee Business page for minutes, agendas, and other documents.
2013 Legislation News
The 2013 General Assembly will convene on January 9 and will be a "short" 30-day session this year. Here is a list of bills we are tracking.
Summary of bills we are watching
2012 Legislation News
VRA's Letters concerning:
Letter to House of Delegates about HB 913 making Solid Waste Management Plans optional.
Letter regarding SB 676 reducing recycling rate reporting to every four years.
Letter to House Committee on Rules #37 in HJR 49 Elimination of Litter Control and Recycling Advisory Board
Letter to Senate Committee General Laws and Technology #37 in SJR 66 Elimination of Litter Control and Recycling Advisory Board
JLARC Report on Waste Minimization and Recycling
The Commonwealth of Virginia Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission released a draft report on waste minimization and recycling in September 2008. View the document and related items via the links below.
View the full JLARC Report on Waste Minimization & Recycling
View the VRA's response to the report
View the VRA's remarks to the JLARC Commission
View the Abbreviated Key Findings and Recommendations Document