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Covered Electronic Waste Recycling Fee

Public Resources Code


Article 6. Financial Provisions²

Section 42477

42477. Electronic waste recovery payment schedule; authorized collector. (a) On July 1, 2004, or as specified otherwise in Section 25214.10.1 of the Health and Safety Code, and on July 1 every two years thereafter, the board in collaboration with the department shall establish an electronic waste recovery payment schedule for covered electronic wastes generated in this state to cover the net cost for an authorized collector to operate a free and convenient system for collecting, consolidating and transporting covered electronic wastes generated in this state.

(b) The board shall make the electronic waste recovery payments either directly to an authorized collector or to a covered electronic waste recycler for payment to an authorized collector pursuant to this article.

History.—Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 863 (SB 50), in effect September 29, 2004.

² NOTE.—SEC. 24. of Stats. 2004, Ch. 863 (SB 50), effective September 29, 2004, states, (a) The Director of Finance shall transfer, as a loan, up to five million dollars ($5,000,000) from the General Fund, and up to twenty-five million dollars ($25,000,000) from any special fund authorized by law, to the California Integrated Waste Management Board, to implement the changes made to the Electronic Waste Recycling Act by the act adding this section.

(b) Any loan made pursuant to this section shall be repaid on or before November 1, 2005, and shall be repaid prior to making any expenditures pursuant to paragraph (1), (2), (3) or (4) of subdivision (a) of Section 42476 of the Public Resources Code.