H.R. 2046 (111th): Bottle Recycling Climate Protection Act of 2009


Apr 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 22, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2009
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require a refund value for certain beverage containers, and to provide resources for State pollution prevention and recycling programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/22/2009--Introduced.Bottle Recycling Climate Protection Act of 2009 - Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to prohibit retailers and distributors from selling beverages in containers that do not display a statement ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 22, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2046”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4238 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2007

H.R. 6531 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012

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