SB 568 -

Recycling: polystyrene food containers. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Status:
The bill was voted on by the Assembly on August 31, 2012. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on June 2, 2011.

voted YES: 21 voted NO: 15
4 voted present/not voting

SB 568 — 2011-2012 Legislature

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Title
Author(s)
Alan Lowenthal
Co-Authors
Subjects
  • Recycling: polystyrene food containers
Major Actions
Introduced2/17/2011
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate Committee on Environmental Quality4/04/2011
Passed Senate6/02/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Natural Resources6/27/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations8/25/2011
Failed passage in Assembly8/31/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenate Committee on Environmental QualityDo pass.4/04/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Environmental Quality
5 voted YES 2 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB568 Lowenthal6/02/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
21 voted YES 15 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on Natural ResourcesDo pass as amended.6/27/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources
6 voted YES 3 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.8/25/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
9 voted YES 5 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblySB 568 Lowenthal Senate Third Reading By HUFFMAN8/31/2012This bill DID NOT PASS the Assembly
26 voted YES 45 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/17/2011
2/17/2011Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
2/18/2011From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 20.
3/03/2011Referred to Com. on E.Q.
3/22/2011Set for hearing April 4.
select this voteVote4/04/2011Do pass.
4/05/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 2. Page 543.) (April 4).
4/06/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
4/14/2011Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
4/25/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
5/23/2011Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
5/24/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
6/02/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 21. Noes 15. Page 1265.) Ordered to the Assembly.
6/02/2011In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage6/02/2011Senate 3rd Reading SB568 Lowenthal
6/13/2011Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
6/15/2011From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
select this voteVote6/27/2011Do pass as amended.
7/11/2011From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 6. Noes 3.) (June 27).
7/12/2011Read second time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
7/13/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
7/14/2011Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
8/17/2011Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
select this voteVote8/25/2011Do pass.
8/26/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 9. Noes 5.) (August 25). Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
9/08/2011Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Allen.
8/09/2012Notice of intention to remove from inactive file given by Assembly Member Charles Calderon.
8/13/2012Ordered to third reading. From inactive file.
8/24/2012Read third time and amended. (Page 6251.) Ordered to third reading.
8/31/2012Read third time. Refused passage. (Ayes 26. Noes 45. Page 6746.)
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage8/31/2012SB 568 Lowenthal Senate Third Reading By HUFFMAN
9/01/2012From Assembly without further action.

Total contributions given to Senators from Health & welfare policy, which…

supported this bill

Health & welfare policy$41,716
$41,716

86 Organizations Supported and 13 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
: Senate 3rd Reading SB568 Lowenthal

86 organizations supported this bill

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Axe Restaurant
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Be Green Packaging, Llc
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Berkeley Chamber Of Commerce
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Big Sur Bakery & Restaurant
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Big Sur Lodge
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Big Sur River Inn Restaurant
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Big Sur River Inn Store
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Big Sur Roadhouse
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Biosphere Industries
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Boku International, Llc
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Breast Cancer Fund
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Coastal Commission
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Coastkeeper Alliance
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Resource Recovery Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California School Nutrition Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Californians Against Waste
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City and County of San Francisco
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City of Capitola
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City of Encinitas
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City of Monterey
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City of Pasadena
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City of Richmond
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from .
City of Santa Cruz Public Works Department
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City of Santa Monica
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City of Sebastopol
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Classic Organic Farm & Market
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Clean Water Action California
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
County of Santa Cruz
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Culver City
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Deetjens Inn Restaurant
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Defenders of Wildlife
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Eco Greenwares
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Ecology Action
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Egg Plantation Restaurant
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Endangered Habitats League
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Environment California
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Environmental Working Group
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Fernwood Resort & Redwood Grill
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Fremont Chamber of Commerce
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
George's at the Cove
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Gerlind Institute For Cultural Studies
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Global Gourmet Catering
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Greenleaf Project Management
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Heal the Bay
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Ike's Quarter Cafe
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Inn Of The Seventh Ray
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Karl Strauss Brewery Restaurants
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Los Angeles County Solid Waste Management Committee / Integrated Waste Management Task Force
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Malibu Surfing Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Marin Sanitary Service
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Mediterranean Gourmet Pizza
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Mineta San Jose International Airport
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Napa Recycling and Waste Services
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
O'Neill Sea Odyssey
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Ocean Beach People's Organic Market
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Orange County Interfaith Coalition for the Environment
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Passionfish
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Planning and Conservation League
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Plastic Pollution Coalition
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Power Source Cafe
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Rawvolution Cafe
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Revive Drinks
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Ripplewood Resort
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Sacramento Unified School District, Superintendent
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
San Diego Coastkeeper
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Save Our Shores
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Sea Turtle Restoration Project
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Seventh Generation Advisors
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Sierra Club California
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Sierra Mar At Post Ranch Inn
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Stone World Bistro
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
StopWaste.Org
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Teens Turning Green
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
The Valley Women’s Club
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
The Watershed Project
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
U.S. Green Building Council
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Viv Biz Club
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Worksafe
Senate Rules Committee (2011, May 25). Senate Bill Analysis. Retrieved May 27, 2011, from Leg. Info.
World Centric
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.

13 organizations opposed this bill

American Chemistry Council
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Chamber of Commerce
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Film Extruders and Converters Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Grocers Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Manufacturers & Technology Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Dart Container Corporation
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Foodservice Packaging Institute
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Industrial Environmental Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
National Restaurant Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Oxnard Chamber of Commerce
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
PACTIV
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.
The Dardanelle Group
Senate Rules Committee (2011, April 27). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved May 26, 2011, from Leg. Info.

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Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Health & welfare policy interest groups, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Elaine AlquistDCA-13$0$0
Joel AndersonRCA-36$1,500$0
Tom BerryhillRCA-14$0$0
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
Ron CalderonDCA-30$1,500$0
Anthony CannellaRCA-12$0$0
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$0$0
Lou CorreaDCA-34$1,000$0
Kevin De LeonDCA-22$1,000$0
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$0$0
Bob DuttonRCA-31$0$0
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$1,500$0
Noreen EvansDCA-2$0$0
Jean FullerRCA-18$3,000$0
Ted GainesRCA-1$2,000$0
Loni HancockDCA-9$0$0
Tom HarmanRCA-35$0$0
Ed HernandezDCA-24$3,500$0
Bob HuffRCA-29$0$0
Christine KehoeDCA-39$0$0
Doug La MalfaRCA-4$0$0
Mark LenoDCA-3$2,000$0
Ted LieuDCA-28$1,000$0
Carol LiuDCA-21$0$0
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$2,000$0
Alex PadillaDCA-20$0$0
Fran PavleyDCA-23$1,000$0
Curren PriceDCA-26$200$0
Michael RubioDCA-16$4,500$0
Sharon RunnerRCA-17$0$0
Joe SimitianDCA-11$0$0
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$2,200$0
Tony StricklandRCA-19$2,000$0
Juan VargasDCA-40$4,900$0
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$1,000$0
Lois WolkDCA-5$2,716$0
Rod WrightDCA-25$1,000$0
Mark WylandRCA-38$1,000$0
Leland YeeDCA-8$1,200$0

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Elaine AlquistDCA-13$750$0
Joel AndersonRCA-36$37,114$11,300
Tom BerryhillRCA-14$28,200$5,500
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
Ron CalderonDCA-30$47,500$5,900
Anthony CannellaRCA-12$28,700$17,399
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$25,700$0
Lou CorreaDCA-34$59,850$11,035
Kevin De LeonDCA-22$97,157$15,300
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$60,230$6,500
Bob DuttonRCA-31$19,050$7,500
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$32,500$8,425
Noreen EvansDCA-2$43,279$1,000
Jean FullerRCA-18$32,900$7,125
Ted GainesRCA-1$21,650$7,500
Loni HancockDCA-9$87,850$0
Tom HarmanRCA-35$20,750$1,200
Ed HernandezDCA-24$90,337$18,400
Bob HuffRCA-29$69,812$34,349
Christine KehoeDCA-39$11,300$3,500
Doug La MalfaRCA-4$6,200$2,100
Mark LenoDCA-3$61,300$750
Ted LieuDCA-28$126,175$8,850
Carol LiuDCA-21$17,950$5,500
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$39,600$16,045
Alex PadillaDCA-20$42,100$17,600
Fran PavleyDCA-23$117,300$2,000
Curren PriceDCA-26$49,250$12,800
Michael RubioDCA-16$58,200$10,388
Sharon RunnerRCA-17$3,100$1,000
Joe SimitianDCA-11$27,512$3,000
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$161,123$7,500
Tony StricklandRCA-19$33,847$14,500
Juan VargasDCA-40$97,300$5,500
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$38,100$14,299
Lois WolkDCA-5$41,316$11,500
Rod WrightDCA-25$54,993$30,001
Mark WylandRCA-38$12,900$1,500
Leland YeeDCA-8$75,600$3,900

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
State & local government employee unions$707,723
Restaurants & drinking establishments$314,133
Other unions$205,650
Waste management$195,011
Food stores$194,000
Food & beverage products and services$118,754
Food & kindred products manufacturing$116,600
Water utilities$108,196
Department, variety & convenience stores$105,100
Recycling of metal, paper, plastics, etc.$98,075
Chambers of commerce$88,900
Hotels & motels$86,950
Health & welfare policy$41,716
Environmental policy$35,409
Paper, glass & packaging materials$34,500
Municipal & county government organizations$21,900
Management consultants & services$16,561
Minority & ethnic groups$14,000
Public official (elected or appointed)$4,100
Nonprofit foundations$2,250
Farmers, crop unspecified$500
Aviation services & airports$0
General business associations$0
Paper packaging materials$0
Lodging & tourism$0
Food catering & food services$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Restaurants & drinking establishments$314,133
Food stores$194,000
Engineering, architecture & construction management services$142,397
Chambers of commerce$88,900
Chemicals$70,300
Manufacturing$48,366
Plastics & rubber processing and products$37,000
Paper, glass & packaging materials$34,500
Pro-business organizations$31,102
Photographic equipment & supplies$1,500
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