HB 2272 Compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulb recycling; local ordinances, civil penalties.
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Summary as introduced:
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.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103491D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/11/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103491D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/17  House: Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
01/25/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 3-N)
02/01/17  House: Failed to report (defeated) in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (10-Y 10-N)