Code Section

Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )
  

PART 3. STATE PROGRAMS [42000 - 42999]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Pharmaceutical and Sharps Waste Stewardship [42030 - 42036.4]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 2018, Ch. 1004, Sec. 1. )
  

ARTICLE 2. Covered Entities and Stewardship Organizations [42031 - 42031.6]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 2018, Ch. 1004, Sec. 1. )

  
42031.4.  

(a) Except as specified in subdivision (d) of Section 42035, a covered entity is not in compliance with this chapter and is subject to penalties pursuant to Article 6 (commencing with Section 42035) if, commencing one year from the adoption of regulations pursuant to Section 42031.2, a covered product sold or offered for sale by the covered entity is not subject to an approved stewardship plan, which is submitted by the covered entity or by a stewardship organization that includes the covered entity, that has been approved by the department pursuant to Section 42032.

(b) In order to comply with the requirements of this chapter, a covered entity may establish and implement a stewardship program independently, or as part of a group of covered entities through membership in a stewardship organization exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the federal Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (21 U.S.C. Sec. 501(c)(3)).

(Amended by Stats. 2019, Ch. 497, Sec. 231. (AB 991) Effective January 1, 2020.)