Maryland House Bill 488 - Statewide Electronics Recycling Program

Abstract:The law requires certain electronic manufacturers** to register with the Maryland Department of the Environment and pay a registration fee if they intend to sell covered electronic devices in Maryland on or after January 1, 2008. *Manufacturer means the person that is the brand owner of a Covered Electronic Device sold or offered for sale in the State, by any means, including transactions conducted through sales outlets, catalogs, or the Internet. Covered Electronic Device means a computer or video display device with a screen that is greater than 4 inches measured diagonally. For further details refer to the text of the Statewide Electronics Recycling Program.

URL: http://www.mde.state.md.us/assets/document/HB488_Third_Reader.pdf

Source: State of Maryland

Resource Type: Article/report

Date of Publication: Not Available