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SB 107 - Electronics Sale and Disposal Regulations - Key Vote

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Chris Danou voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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NOTE: THIS BILL WAS AMENDED BY STRIKING THE ENTIRETY OF THE ORIGINAL TEXT AND REPLACING IT WITH THE TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Became Law Without Governor's Signature (Executive) -

Title: Electronics Sale and Disposal Regulations

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (57-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Electronics Sale and Disposal Regulations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes regulations on the sale and disposal of electronic devices.

Highlights:
-Prohibits the following devices from being disposed of in a solid waste disposal facility or burnt in a solid waste treatment facility beginning Sept. 1, 2010 (Sec. 3):
    -Peripherals, such as a keyboard or other device sold exclusively for external use with a computer; -Facsimile machines; -Digital video players; -Video recorders; -Consumer video display devices; -Consumer computers; -Telephones with video display; and -Additional electronic devices determined by the Department of Natural Resources to be harmful to human health or the environment if burned or disposed of in such a manner.
-Establishes the following requirements for manufacturers that sell covered electronic devices, including consumer computers, printers, and video display devices, beginning February 1, 2010 (Sec. 6):
    -Manufacturers must affix a permanent label on the covered device that is "readily visible" and displays the manufacturer's brand; -Manufacturers must register with the Department of Natural Resources; -Manufacturer must report information about the weight of the covered devices it sells; -Manufacturer must pay a registration fee of $5,000 if it sold at least 250 covered devices in the state during the previous year, $1,250 if it sold at least 25 but fewer than 250 covered electronic in the state during the previous year, or no fee if it sold less than 25 covered devices during the previous year; and -Manufacturers must arrange for the recycling of eligible electronic devices used by households or schools in the state.
-The text of this bill was replaced by a substitute amendment sponsored by Sen. Mark Miller.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Electronics Sale and Disposal Regulations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes regulations on the sale and disposal of electronic devices.

Highlights:
-Prohibits the following devices from being disposed of in a solid waste disposal facility or burnt in a solid waste treatment facility beginning Sept. 1, 2010 (Sec. 3):
    -Peripherals, such as a keyboard or other device sold exclusively for external use with a computer; -Facsimile machines; -Digital video players; -Video recorders; -Consumer video display devices; -Consumer computers; -Telephones with video display; and -Additional electronic devices determined by the Department of Natural Resources to be harmful to human health or the environment if burned or disposed of in such a manner.
-Establishes the following requirements for manufacturers that sell covered electronic devices, including consumer computers, printers, and video display devices, beginning February 1, 2010 (Sec. 6):
    -Manufacturers must affix a permanent label on the covered device that is "readily visible" and displays the manufacturer's brand; -Manufacturers must register with the Department of Natural Resources; -Manufacturer must report information about the weight of the covered devices it sells; -Manufacturer must pay a registration fee of $5,000 if it sold at least 100 covered devices in the state during the previous year, $1,250 if it sold at least 25 but fewer than 100 covered electronic in the state during the previous year, or no fee if it sold less than 25 covered devices during the previous year; and -Manufacturers must arrange for the recycling of eligible electronic devices used by households or schools in the state.
-The text of this bill was replaced by a substitute amendment sponsored by Sen. Mark Miller.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Electronics Disposal Regulations

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