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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 51
Commerce and trade; deposit on beverage containers; recycling; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to commerce and trade, so as to provide for a deposit on beverage containers in order to encourage collection and recycling of such containers; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for payment of deposits and refunds; to provide for mandatory acceptance by dealers; to provide labeling requirements for beverage containers; to provide for the deposit and disposition of refunds; to provide for registration and reports; to provide for redemption centers; to provide for issuance of rules and regulations by the revenue commissioner; to provide for public education; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/25/2011 - House Second Readers
Jan/24/2011 - House First Readers
Jan/19/2011 - House Hopper