2007 Regular Session


File Code: Environment
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hammen, Ali, Barnes, Barve, Bromwell, Conaway, Guzzone, Hucker, Kaiser, Lafferty, Mizeur, Morhaim, Niemann, Olszewski, Rice, Rosenberg, Schuler, and Walker
Environment - Recycling - Bottle Deposits, Returns, and Refunds


Requiring bottle deposits, returns, and refunds on specified beverage containers; requiring a specified person to pay a refund under specified circumstances; providing for the duties of a person that accepts specified containers from consumers; requiring the State to pay a handling fee and refund value to a redemption center under certain circumstances; altering the circumstances under which the State Recycling Trust Fund receives and grants moneys; requiring counties in the State to open at least one redemption center; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Heather Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Beverage Containers
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Local Government Mandates
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Information
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Signs and Billboards
Vending Machines

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 9-1707 , 9-1711 , 9-1712 , 9-1713 , 9-1714 , 9-1715 , 9-1716 , 9-1717 , 9-1718 , 9-1719 , 9-1720 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered