PA HB579 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-1)
Status: Introduced on February 22 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-22 - Referred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY
Pending: House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

An Act providing for the return of beverage containers and for the powers and duties of the Department of Environmental Protection; imposing a returnable beverage container assessment on distributors; providing for duties of returnable beverage distributors; establishing the Returnable Beverage Container Fund; and providing for a returnable deposit value on returnable beverage containers, for redemption of empty returnable beverage containers, for redemption centers, for payment of claims from the fund and for annual report to General Assembly.

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Title

Providing for the return of beverage containers and for the powers and duties of the Department of Environmental Protection; imposing a returnable beverage container assessment on distributors; providing for duties of returnable beverage distributors; establishing the Returnable Beverage Container Fund; and providing for a returnable deposit value on returnable beverage containers, for redemption of empty returnable beverage containers, for redemption centers, for payment of claims from the fund and for annual report to General Assembly.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-22HouseReferred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY

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