Report 2014-110 Recommendation Responses

Report 2014-110: California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery: The Beverage Container Recycling Program Continues to Face Deficits and Requires Changes to Become Financially Sustainable (Release Date: November 2014)

Recommendation for Legislative Action

To better ensure the Beverage Container Recycling Program (beverage program) is financially sustainable, the Legislature should consider enacting statutory changes that increase revenue, reduce costs, or a combination of both. Our report lists some specific proposals for the Legislature's consideration in Table 3, which begins on page 19 of our report.

Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced to specifically address this recommendation. Assembly Bill 2110 was introduced on February 17, 2016, to serve as a placeholder for changes to the State Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act; however, the bill was not pursued.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: October 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Legislation Introduced


Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced to specifically address this recommendation. However, AB 2110 was introduced on February 17, 2016, to serve as a placeholder for changes to the State Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: March 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Pending


Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced addressing this recommendation.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: November 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: No Action Taken


All Recommendations in 2014-110


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