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Introduced Version House Bill 3048 History

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H. B. 3048


            (By Delegates Manchin, Longstreth,

                    Caputo and Fleischauer)


         [Introduced February 8, 2011; referred to the

         Committee on Education then Finance.]

 

 

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §18-2L-1, relating to requiring public schools to institute mandatory recycling programs; and money collected from program is retained by the school.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new article, designated §18-2L-1, to read as follows:

ARTICLE 2L. RECYCLING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

§18-2L-1. Mandatory recycling in public schools; money collected.

    (a) All public schools shall establish and implement aluminum container, glass and paper recycling programs at its facilities. To the extent practicable, programs for other metals, plastics, covered electronic devices, rubber and other recyclable materials may be established and implemented. The moneys collected from the sale of such materials shall be deposited and accounted for in the general budget for each public school.

    (b) In preparing the recycling plan as required under this subsection, the public school may address methods for the separate collection and recycling of covered electronic devices, including efforts by the public school with manufacturers, recyclers, retailers or other local governments for the collection and recycling of covered electronic devices.




    NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to institute mandatory recycling programs; and money collected from program is retained by the school.


    This article is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.

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