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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 164A : Collection and Disposal of Mercury-Containing Lamps

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 7157)
  • § 7157. Retailer obligations

    (a) Sale prohibited. Except as set forth under subsection (b) of this section, beginning July 1, 2012, no retailer shall sell or offer for sale a mercury-containing lamp unless the retailer has reviewed the Agency website required in subsection 7156(g) of this title to determine that the manufacturer of the mercury-containing lamp is implementing an approved collection plan or is a member of a stewardship organization.

    (b) Inventory exception; expiration or revocation of manufacturer registration. A retailer shall not be responsible for an unlawful sale of a mercury-containing lamp under this subsection if:

    (1) the retailer purchased the mercury-containing lamp prior to July 1, 2012; or

    (2) the manufacturer’s collection plan expired or was revoked, and the retailer took possession of the in-store inventory of mercury-containing lamps prior to the expiration or revocation of the manufacturer’s collection plan. (Added 2011, No. 36, § 2, eff. May 19, 2011.)