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Maryland Redeemable Beverage Container Recycling Refund and Litter Reduction Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Frush


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Establishing the Maryland Redeemable Beverage Container Recycling Refund and Litter Reduction Program; requiring the Maryland Environmental Service to develop, implement, and administer the Program; requiring that every redeemable beverage container sold in the State indicate a 5-cent refund value in a specified manner on and after July 1, 2017; requiring that a specified refund value be added to the retail price of a specified container at the time of purchase on and after a specified date; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Frush, B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Brooks, Carr, Clippinger, Dumais, Ebersole, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Gaines, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Hammen, Hettleman, Hill, Holmes, Jalisi, Kelly, Korman, Lafferty, Lam, Lierman, Lisanti, Luedtke, McIntosh, Moon, Morhaim, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Proctor, S. Robinson, Sanchez, Smith, Stein, Tarlau, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, M. Washington, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0367
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Auditors and Audits
Beverage Containers
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Electronic Government
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Legislative Services, Department of
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Information
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Statutes:Article - Environment
(9-1733 through 9-1742)
Article - Natural Resources
Article - State Finance and Procurement

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October 24, 2017 5:03 P.M.