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 Bill Status of HB3389  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  BEVERAGE CONTAINER DEPOSIT

House Sponsors
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Beverage Container Deposit Act. Provides that consumers shall pay a refund value of not less than $0.05 on each beverage container sold in this State by a dealer for consumption off the premises. Provides that the dealer or person operating a redemption center shall return the amount of the refund value to the consumer upon return of the empty beverage container. Provides that a distributor that is required to accept empty beverage containers shall reimburse the dealer in the amount of $0.01 per container. Provides that beverage containers must clearly indicate the refund value of the container. Contains provisions concerning penalties. Provides that the term "dealer" means a person who engages in the sale of beverages in beverage containers to a consumer. Provides that the term "distributor" means a person who engages in the sale of beverages in beverage containers to dealers. Effective July 1, 2017.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Environment
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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