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SB 160 (BR 1276) - D. Harper Angel, R. Webb

     AN ACT relating to electronic scrap recycling and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create new sections of subchapter 43 of KRS Chapter 224 to establish an electronic scrap recycling program; state the purpose of the television recycling program; define terms; establish manufacturers' responsibilities for television recycling; prohibit the sale of unbranded televisions in the Commonwealth; establish the Department of Environmental Protection's responsibilities for television recycling; require the department to promulgate administrative regulations relating to minimum television recycling standards; establish the Kentucky television recycling fund; define terms relating to covered electronic device recycling; establish manufacturer and department responsibilities for covered electronic device recycling; establish the Kentucky covered electronic device recycling fund; amend KRS 224.99-010 to provide for penalties for violations of the Act; require the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet to establish a working group to study nonconsumer electronic scrap recycling and the effects of a landfill ban on electronic scrap in the Commonwealth.

     Feb 17-introduced in Senate
     Feb 19-to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
     Mar 10-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Natural Resources and Energy (S)

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