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AB-2251 Weights and measures: beverage containers: redemption value.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 21, 2014


SECTION 1.

 Section 12024.13 is added to the Business and Professions Code, to read:

12024.13.
 (a) A dealer of a beverage in a container subject to Division 12.1 (commencing with Section 14500) of the Public Resources Code shall not charge an amount for a redemption payment for a beverage container that is greater than the amount set forth in Section 14560 of the Public Resources Code.
(b) For purposes of this section, “dealer” has the same meaning as in Section 14510 of the Public Resources Code.
(c) A violation of this section is an infraction punishable by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100) when the overcharge is one dollar ($1) or less.
(d) In the written report required pursuant to Section 12209, a sealer shall separately report any action taken to enforce this section that results in a penalty being levied for a violation of this section.
(e) Nothing in this section is intended to limit or alter the authority of the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery under the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act (Division 12.1 (commencing with Section 14500) of the Public Resources Code).

SEC. 2.

 Section 14536.7 is added to the Public Resources Code, to read:

14536.7.
 For purposes of Section 12024.13 of the Business and Professions Code, the department shall notify the Department of Food and Agriculture of any changes to this division, or regulations issued pursuant to this division, that affect refund values, redemption payments, or the responsibilities of a dealer.
SEC. 3.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.