Policy Committee

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