House File 2206 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 2206 BY McKEAN , STAED , BEARINGER , McCONKEY , ISENHART , LENSING , SHIPLEY , SUNDE , ABDUL-SAMAD , JACOBY , DONAHUE , B. MEYER , GASKILL , GASSMAN , MASCHER , KACENA , and KURTH A BILL FOR An Act relating to beverage container reimbursement fees paid 1 by distributors to beverage dealers, dealer agents, and 2 persons operating beverage container redemption centers. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 6072HH (3) 88 js/ns
H.F. 2206 Section 1. Section 455C.2, subsection 2, Code 2020, is 1 amended to read as follows: 2 2. In addition to the refund value provided in subsection 1 3 of this section , a dealer, or a person operating a redemption 4 center who redeems empty beverage containers , or a dealer agent 5 shall be reimbursed by the distributor required to accept the 6 empty beverage containers an amount which is one cent two cents 7 per container. A dealer, dealer agent, or person operating a 8 redemption center may compact empty metal beverage containers 9 with the approval of the distributor required to accept the 10 containers. 11 EXPLANATION 12 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 13 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 14 This bill increases the reimbursement amount received by a 15 dealer, dealer agent, or person operating a redemption center 16 who redeems empty beverage containers from 1 cent per container 17 to 2 cents per container. The reimbursement amount, commonly 18 referred to as a handling fee, is paid by the distributor who 19 collects the beverage containers from the dealer, dealer agent, 20 or person operating a redemption center. 21 -1- LSB 6072HH (3) 88 js/ns 1/ 1