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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1053         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2973

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Tom Sannicandro

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to further recycling across the Commonwealth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1053        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2973

By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2973) of Tom Sannicandro relative to reverse vending machine bottle and can deposit redemption.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1773 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to further recycling across the Commonwealth.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Section 323 of Chapter 94 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition is hereby amended inserting after the word s “at the location at which the dealer obtains” the following:-

              “any”

              SECTION 2. Section 323 of Chapter 94 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition is hereby amended by inserting at the end the following paragraph:-

              (j) “The distributor must authorize for acceptance from any and all dealers utilizing reverse vending machines for deposit redemption all containers sold exclusively by said distributor to any dealer in the past sixty days.  The distributor must also authorize for acceptance from a dealer utilizing reverse vending machines for deposit redemption any container sold specifically to that dealer.  Bottlers of any multi-store dealer’s private label or exclusive brand container or the dealer itself must authorize for acceptance from any and all dealers utilizing reverse vending machines for deposit redemption all containers sold by said multi-store dealer in the past sixty days.”

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