Bill Status of SB1705 98th General Assembly
Short Description: PAINT STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM ACT
Sen. Linda Holmes - Melinda Bush
| 1/13/2015||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Paint Stewardship Act. Requires each producer to join the representative organization. Requires the representative organization to submit a plan to the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency for the establishment of a paint stewardship program. Sets forth requirements for the program. Requires the representative organization, in conjunction with an independent auditor, to propose, and the Agency to approve, a fee that will be added to the cost of all architectural paint sold to retailers and distributors in this State. Creates a state-action antitrust exemption for actions taken under the Act. Prohibits, after the implementation of the paint stewardship program, a producer, distributor, or retailer from selling or offering for sale architectural paint to any person in the State if the producer is not a member of the representative organization. Authorizes the imposition of civil penalties for violations of the Act. Sets forth fees for the program. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Paint Stewardship Fund. Effective January 1, 2015.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the introduced bill creating the Paint Stewardship Act. Changes definition of "architectural paint". Defines "industrial maintenance coating", "shop application", and "recycling, reclamation, or reuse". Removes definitions of "recycling" and "reuse". Makes changes to provisions concerning enforcement, paint stewardship programs, and reports to the Environmental Protection Agency. Removes the provision creating a new fund. Makes other changes.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/15/2013||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes|| 2/15/2013||Senate||First Reading|| 2/15/2013||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 2/27/2013||Senate||Assigned to Environment|| 3/7/2013||Senate||Postponed - Environment|| 3/12/2013||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes|| 3/12/2013||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments|| 3/13/2013||Senate||Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush|| 3/13/2013||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Environment|| 3/14/2013||Senate||Postponed - Environment|| 3/21/2013||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted|| 3/21/2013||Senate||Postponed - Environment|| 3/22/2013||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|| 1/13/2015||Senate||Session Sine Die|