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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

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

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 7161)
  • § 7161. Continued implementation of approved collection plan

    (a) Notwithstanding application of the requirements of this chapter to manufacturers of mercury containing lamps who sell, offer for sale, or deliver for subsequent sale in the State, a manufacturer that sold, offered for sale, or delivered mercury containing lamps for subsequent sale in the State prior to January 1, 2024 shall be required to continue implementation of an approved collection plan and to continue compliance with the requirements under this chapter.

    (b) Beginning on January 15, 2025, and biennially thereafter, the Secretary of Natural Resources shall recommend to the House Committee on Environment and Energy and the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy whether the General Assembly should continue to require implementation of a collection plan by manufacturers under subsection (a) of this section. The Secretary may include the recommendation required by this subsection in the biennial report on solid waste required under subsection 6004(b) of this title. (Added 2021, No. 120 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. July 1, 2022.)