Create Equity for Wine and Spirits Container Deposits

Last updated: Mar 25, 2018

Details about this bill
Category: Alcohol / Tobacco / Guns
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Ellie Espling , House 65
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 1703



UPDATE: The Senate ultimately voted the bill Ought Not to Pass after two other reports fell short.

UPDATE: This House has voted the bill Ought Not to Pass. It is awaiting action in the Senate. 

UPDATE: The committee has split on this bill. The bill now moves to the House. 

UPDATE: The bill has been tabled until late March.


This bill creates a uniform refund value for all wine and spirits bottles in the laws governing returnable beverage containers at $.05 per container.