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SB 50: Beverage Container Deposits


Beverage Container Deposits; Designating the “Florida Beverage Container Deposit Act”; establishing refund values for specified beverage containers; requiring dealers and consumers in this state to pay a deposit fee for specified beverage containers; prohibiting the establishment or operation of a redemption center unless it is registered with the Department of Environmental Protection; providing that distributors and dealers are not obligated to accept or take containers not originally sold in this state or to pay the refund value and handling fees for them, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Environment and Natural Resources
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/2/2019 Senate • Filed
8/16/2019 Senate • Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 8
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 8
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Environment and Natural Resources