Legislative Service Commission
Sub. H.B. 169
127th General Assembly
(S. Environment and Natural Resources)
Specifies that only a retailer that displays for sale and sells lead-acid batteries, rather than any retailer that sells such batteries as in the bill as passed by the House, must comply with the bill's signage requirements.
Exempts licensed motor vehicle dealers from the bill's signage requirements.
Adds that a person that violates the bill's provisions regarding the signage requirements is subject to a civil penalty of $25 for each day of violation.
Requires a person and a retailer to discard, rather than dispose of as in the bill as passed by the House, a used lead-acid battery by delivering it to specified entities.
In addition to a lead-acid battery collection or recycling entity that operates in compliance with rules adopted under the Solid, Infectious, and Hazardous Waste Law, allows a person and a retailer to discard a used lead-acid battery by delivering it to any other entity that is in compliance with those rules.