Compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulb recycling; local ordinances, civil penalties. (HB2272)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulb recycling; local ordinances; civil penalties. Allows any locality to require (i) a retailer of CFL bulbs to accept used bulbs from customers and to post written notice of that requirement at the point of retail sale and (ii) a wholesaler of CFL bulbs to accept used bulbs and to pick them up from the point of collection within 90 days of collection. The bill requires any such local ordinance to require CFL bulb retailers and wholesalers to take the returned bulbs to a collection or recycling facility and authorizes the locality to subject violations of the law to a civil penalty of up to $50 per violation. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2017Committee
01/11/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103491D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/13/2017Impact statement from DHCD (HB2272)
01/16/2017Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
01/25/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 3-N)
02/01/2017Failed to report (defeated) in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (10-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)