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2016 Regular Session



Maryland Redeemable Beverage Container Recycling Refund and Litter Reduction Act

Sponsored by:

Senator Ferguson


In the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)

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:Senators Ferguson, Benson, Guzzone, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Pinsky, Ramirez, Raskin, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0862
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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 5:08 P.M.