Bill Status of HB3384  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  PLASTIC MERCHANDISE CONTAINERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas Morrison - Chapin Rose

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kirk W. Dillard )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Plastic Bulk Merchandise Container Act. Provides that a person who is in the business of recycling, shredding, or destroying plastic bulk merchandise containers, before purchasing 5 or more plastic bulk merchandise containers from the same person, shall obtain a proof of ownership, create a record of the sale, and verify the identity of the seller. Provides that a person who is in the business of recycling, shredding, or destroying plastic bulk merchandise containers shall not pay for the containers in cash and shall record the method of payment used to purchase the containers. Requires the purchaser to keep a record of the sale for one year. Provides that a person who violates the Act is liable to this State for a civil penalty not to exceed $10,000 for each violation. Provides that the Attorney General may inspect records, investigate an alleged violation, and take action to collect civil penalties.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that a person who violates the Plastic Bulk Merchandise Container Act shall be guilty of a petty offense and shall be fined an amount not exceeding $500 (instead of being liable to the State for a civil penalty not to exceed $10,000).

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Removes the requirement that a person who is in the business of recycling, shredding, or destroying plastic bulk merchandise containers shall not pay for the purchase of any plastic bulk merchandise container with cash.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Chapin Rose
  2/24/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  3/10/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Chapin Rose
  3/10/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Consumer Protection Committee
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Consumer Protection Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/15/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 017-000-000
  3/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/30/2011HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Thomas Morrison
  3/31/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 088-017-007
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  4/6/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 7, 2011
  5/3/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/4/2011SenateFirst Reading
  5/4/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/12/2011SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/13/2011SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2011
  5/17/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/17/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/19/2011SenateDo Pass Executive; 014-000-000
  5/19/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 19, 2011
  5/19/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/19/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/19/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 20, 2011
  5/24/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/25/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 011-000-000
  5/25/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/25/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Dillard
  5/25/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/25/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-001
  5/25/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/26/2011HouseArrived in House
  5/26/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2
  5/27/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Thomas Morrison; MOTION #1
  5/27/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee; MOTION #1
  5/29/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000; MOTION #1
  5/29/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Lost 056-054-001; MOTION #1
  7/23/2011HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  10/24/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 10, 2011
  10/24/2011HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  10/24/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2
  10/24/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Thomas Morrison; MOTION #2
  10/24/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee; MOTION #2
  10/25/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  11/10/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die