TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-24.10
Electronic Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling Act

SECTION 23-24.10-10.1


§ 23-24.10-10.1 Collector and recycler responsibility.

(a) Collector's registration. After July 31, 2010, no person or entity may operate as a collector of covered electronic devices unless that person or entity has submitted a registration with the department on a form prescribed by the director. Registration information must include the name, address, telephone number, and location of the business, and a certification that the collector has complied and will continue to comply with the requirements of this chapter and with all program rules and regulations promulgated by the department and the corporation. A registration is effective upon receipt by the department and is valid until December 31 of each year. Collectors must register annually with the department.

(b) Recycler's registration. After July 31, 2010, no person or entity may recycle covered electronic devices unless that person has submitted a registration with the department on a form prescribed by the director. Registration information must include the name, address, telephone number, and location of all recycling facilities under the direct control of the recycler that may receive covered electronic devices, and a certification that the recycler has complied and will continue to comply with the requirements of this chapter and with all program rules and regulations promulgated by the department and the corporation. A registered recycler may conduct recycling activities that are consistent with this chapter. A registration is effective upon receipt by the agency and is valid until December 31 of each year. Recyclers must register annually with the department.

(c) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to circumvent the department's existing authority under Rhode Island general laws chapter 23-19.1 or regulations promulgated thereto.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2010, ch. 122, § 2.)