Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 6337

   
 

*SB0099606337SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. KENNEDY, 12th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 996

File No. 417

Cal. No. 212

"AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BOTTLE RECYCLING FEE IN LIEU OF A REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT. "

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (b) of section 22a-241l of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2018):

(b) Each contract between a collector and a customer for the collection of solid waste shall [make] (1) make provision for the collection of designated recyclable items, either by providing for the collection of designated recyclable items by the same collector who is party to the solid waste contract or by including an identification by the customer of the collector with whom such contract exists, and (2) contain a clearly written statement notifying the customer that the recycling of designated recyclable items is required by state law regardless of whether such contract provides for the collection of such designated recyclable items. The provisions of this section shall not be construed to require a customer to contract exclusively with one collector for the collection of both designated recyclable items and other solid waste. Each collector shall provide each customer with clear written or pictorial instructions on how to separate designated recyclable items from other solid waste in accordance with the provisions of section 22a-241b. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

July 1, 2018

22a-241l(b)