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HB 853: Beverage Container Deposits


Beverage Container Deposits; Requires consumers & dealers to pay deposit fees for specified beverage containers; provides for redemption of beverage containers & refund of deposit fees; directs DEP to adopt rules; authorizes DEP to conduct certain audits; requires certain notice & provides civil penalties; prohibits local governments from imposing fees for same or similar purpose.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/15/2019 House • Filed
2/28/2019 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 89
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 89
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee