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2014 Regular Session



Statewide Container Recycling Refund Program

Sponsored by:

Senator Frosh


In the Senate - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)

Synopsis:Requiring a beverage distributor operating within the State to register with the Department of the Environment on or before April 1, 2015; requiring a redeemable beverage container sold in the State to bear specified information indicating a refund value of 5 cents beginning January 15, 2016; requiring the payment of specified deposits by specified distributors, retailers, and consumers under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Frosh, Ferguson, Madaleno, Montgomery, Pinsky, and Raskin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Finance   View Committee Hearing
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Narrow Subject(s):Beverage Containers
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Environment, Department of
Environmental Health -see also- Pollution
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Gaming -see also- Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
Hotels and Motels
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Local Government Mandates
Maps and Charts
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Sales and Use Tax
Vending Machines

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October 2, 2015 9:05 A.M.