|Bill Number and Name||HF2155|
|Primary Sponsor||Klein, Isenhart and Wheeler.|
|Proposed Changes/Summary||This bill would add the following beverages to the existing deposit law: all non-carbonated beverages with the exception of dairy and milk substitutes. Excludes jars, cartons, foil pouches, and drink boxes. It would also increase the handling fee from one cent to two cents.|
• Remains unchanged
|01/31/2018||Subcommittee: Klein, Isenhart and Wheeler. H.J. 181.|
|01/31/2018||Introduced, referred to Environmental Protection. H.J. 175.|
CRI submitted a letter of support for this bill on Feb. 17, 2018.
|Bill Number and Name||SF 2156|
|Proposed Changes/Summary||This bill would add sports drinks to the bottle bill|
• Would increase the refund deposit amount from 5 cents to 10 cents.
• Remains unchanged
Introduced: January 2018
2/1/18 this bill was referred to the Senate Commerce Committee.
|Bill Number and Name||SF 2193|
|Proposed Changes/Summary||Remains Unchanged|
• Remains Unchanged
• Would increase the handling fee from one cent to two cents.
02/08/2018 Subcommittee: Chapman, Boulton, and Feenstra. S.J. 276.
02/01/2018 Introduced, referred to Commerce. S.J. 212.
|Bill Number and Name||HF 575|
|Primary Sponsor||Commitee on Environmental Protection|
|Proposed Changes/Summary||Repeal the Iowa deposit law and in its place would impose a 1¢ fee on carbonated beverages, wine, and spirits, with funds intended for recycling & litter abatement activities.|
• A successor to HSB 163, this bill would repeal the Iowa deposit law and in its place would impose a 1¢ fee on carbonated beverages, wine, and spirits, with funds intended for recycling & litter abatement activities. Fee to sunset after $60 million has been raised. Also features a litter abatement excise tax based on retail sales.
CRI has written a report analyzing the projected impacts of this bill: "Winners and Losers Under Iowa House File 575: An Analysis," March 2018.
12/31/2017 * * * * * END OF 2017 ACTIONS * * * * *
03/09/2017 Introduced, referred to Ways and Means. H.J. 567.