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AB-1311 Recycling: beverage containers: definition.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/20/2021 04:00 AM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1311


Introduced by Assembly Member Wood

February 19, 2021


An act to amend Section 14505 of the Public Resources Code, relating to recycling.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1311, as introduced, Wood. Recycling: beverage containers: definition.
The California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act, which is administered by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, is established to promote beverage container recycling and provides for the payment, collection, and distribution of certain payments and fees based on minimum refund values established for beverage containers. The act defines the term “beverage container” for purposes of the act.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to that definition.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 14505 of the Public Resources Code is amended to read:

14505.
 “Beverage container” means the individual, separate bottle, can, jar, carton, or other receptacle, however denominated, in which a beverage is sold, and which is constructed of metal, glass, or plastic, or other material, or any combination of these those materials. “Beverage container” does not include cups a cup or other similar open or loosely sealed receptacles. receptacle.