Implement Recommendations of the Department of Environmental Protection Regarding the State's Cellular Telephone Recycling Law

Last updated: Jun 2, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Environmental
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Representative Ralph Tucker, House 50
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 1467

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: This bill has been passed and signed by the governor.

Summary:

This bill, which is reported out by the Joint Standing Committee on Environment and Natural Resources pursuant to Joint Order 2019, House Paper 883, implements the Department of Environmental Protection's recommendations regarding the State's cellular telephone recycling law as included in the department's annual report on the State's product stewardship programs.

The bill amends the State's cellular telephone recycling law to remove the requirement that cellular telephone service providers submit annual reports to the department regarding the collection and disposal, reuse or recycling of used cellular telephones.

The committee has not taken a position on the substance of the bill and by reporting this bill out, the committee is not suggesting and does not intend to suggest that it agrees or disagrees with any aspect of this bill. The committee is reporting the bill out for the sole purpose of obtaining a printed bill that can be referred to the committee for a public hearing and subsequent committee action in the normal course.