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2011 Senate Bill 721: Impose "plastic bulk merchandise container” transaction regulations

Public Act 186 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on October 4, 2011 To impose new recordkeeping and other regulations on the buying and selling of 10 or more "plastic bulk merchandise containers” such as those used by soft drink and bread manufacturers. Reportedly, people steal these and sell them to plastics recyclers.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on October 4, 2011
Reported in the Senate on December 13, 2011 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on January 26, 2012 (same description)
To impose new recordkeeping and other regulations on the buying and selling of 10 or more "plastic bulk merchandise containers” such as those used by soft drink and bread manufacturers. Reportedly, people steal these and sell them to plastics recyclers.
Received in the House on January 26, 2012
Referred to the House Commerce Committee on January 26, 2012
Reported in the House on March 27, 2012 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 99 to 10 in the House on May 31, 2012 (same description)
To impose new recordkeeping and other regulations on the buying and selling of 10 or more "plastic bulk merchandise containers” such as those used by soft drink and bread manufacturers. Reportedly, people steal these and sell them to plastics recyclers.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 14, 2012

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