Bottle Bill Resource Guide

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.



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