§ 23-60.1-1 Legislative findings and policy.
The general assembly finds and declares that certain types of dry cell batteries contain toxic heavy metals that are harmful in municipal solid waste. Batteries containing cadmium, mercury, and lead are especially harmful, and some of these types are increasing in use.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 359, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 179, § 3.)