42 U.S. Code § 14301 - Findings

§ 14301.
Findings
The Congress finds that—
(1) it is in the public interest to—
(A)
phase out the use of mercury in batteries and provide for the efficient and cost-effective collection and recycling or proper disposal of used nickel cadmium batteries, small sealed lead-acid batteries, and other regulated batteries; and
(B)
educate the public concerning the collection, recycling, and proper disposal of such batteries;
(2)
uniform national labeling requirements for regulated batteries, rechargeable consumer products, and product packaging will significantly benefit programs for regulated battery collection and recycling or proper disposal; and
(3)
it is in the public interest to encourage persons who use rechargeable batteries to participate in collection for recycling of used nickel-cadmium, small sealed lead-acid, and other regulated batteries.
Short Title

Pub. L. 104–142, § 1, May 13, 1996, 110 Stat. 1329, provided that:

“This Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act’.”

Pub. L. 104–142, title I, § 101, May 13, 1996, 110 Stat. 1332, provided that:

“This title [enacting subchapter II of this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Rechargeable Battery Recycling Act’.”

Pub. L. 104–142, title II, § 201, May 13, 1996, 110 Stat. 1336, provided that:

“This title [enacting subchapter III of this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Mercury-Containing Battery Management Act’.”

 

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