Bill Status of HB3389 100th General Assembly
Short Description: BEVERAGE CONTAINER DEPOSIT
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Beverage Container Deposit Act. Provides that consumers shall pay a refund value of not less than $0.05 on each beverage container sold in this State by a dealer for consumption off the premises. Provides that the dealer or person operating a redemption center shall return the amount of the refund value to the consumer upon return of the empty beverage container. Provides that a distributor that is required to accept empty beverage containers shall reimburse the dealer in the amount of $0.01 per container. Provides that beverage containers must clearly indicate the refund value of the container. Contains provisions concerning penalties. Provides that the term "dealer" means a person who engages in the sale of beverages in beverage containers to a consumer. Provides that the term "distributor" means a person who engages in the sale of beverages in beverage containers to dealers. Effective July 1, 2017.