2015 An act relating to the beverage container redemption system
|Bill Number and Name||H. 104, An act relating to the beverage container redemption system|
|Primary Sponsor||Mike Yantachka|
|Beverages Covered||entire existing program|
2/3/2015 Introduced (Bill voted down in Straw Poll amongst committee)
• This bill proposes to require beverage manufacturers and distributors to remit abandoned beverage container deposits to the State for deposit in a Waste Hauler Assistance Fund established to provide grants to businesses engaged in solid waste management and recycling. The remittance of unclaimed deposits would begin in August 2015. After January 2021, the unclaimed deposits would be sent to the State General Fund.