The 2008 South Dakota Campaign
A bottle bill was introduced in South Dakota in 2008, but by the time we'd heard about it, it was already dead.
|Bill Number and Name||HB 1177|
|Primary Sponsor||Representatives Tidemann, Brunner, Burg, Dennert, Halverson, Jerke, Noem, and Vanneman and Senators Bartling, Garnos, Hansen (Tom), Maher, and McNenny|
|Containers Covered||All sealed, nonrefillable containers made of glass, aluminum, metal, or plastic, under 1 Liter|
|Beverages Covered||All liquids suitable for drinking (does not include infant formula, medicines, and "liquid food")|
|Handling Fees||1.5¢, paid by distributor to the Department of Revenue and Regulation|
|Reclamation System||Return to approved redemption centers|
January 16, 2008: Introduced and referred to House commerce committee
February 4, 2008: Tabled by unanimous vote in Commerce.