Hawaii

Senate Bill 1260

Bill Number and Name Senate Bill 1260: Department of Health; Advance Disposal Fee Glass; Deposit Beverage Container Glass; Recycling; Audit Recommendations; Report
Primary Sponsor Senator Ruderman

Activity

1/29/2015 Introduced.
3/10/2015 Report adopted, passed third reading. (S)
4/14/2015 Passed Third Reading as amended. (H)
4/23/2015 Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-15 (S)
4/27/2015 Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-15 11:05AM in conference room 225. (S)
4/29/2015 Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 11:05AM in conference room 225. (S)
5/1/2015 Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 4:30PM in conference room 225. (S)

Deposits and Fees

  • Increase the advanced disposal fee to achieve a seventy-five per cent redemption rate, the rate the deposit beverage container program has achieved.

Redemption System

  • Remains unchanged

Summary

Mandates the recommendations made by the Office of the Auditor to the Department of Health regarding advance disposal fee glass containers and glass recycling.  Requires the Department of Health to report on its implementation of the recommendations to the Legislature. Perform a cost-benefit analysis of and consider combining the processing streams of the advance disposal fee glass container and deposit beverage container glass.

House Bill 167

Bill Number and Name House Bill 167: Complete Repeal of The Deposit Beverage Container Program.
Primary Sponsor Representatives Kong & Evans

Activity

1/22/2015 Pending Introduction.
1/23/2015 Introduced and passed first reading. (H)
1/26/2015 Referred to Energy and Environmental Protection Committee & Finance Committee, referral sheet 1

Deposits and Fees

  • Would eliminate deposits and fees associated with the program.

Redemption System

  • Dismantled

Summary

Repeals the Deposit Beverage Container Program and all references to the program. Died in committee.

Updated June 11, 2015

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