SENATE BILL 5878
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Senators Stratton and Saling.
Read first time February 28, 1991. Referred to Committee on Energy & Utilities.
AN ACT Relating to disposition of new replacement vehicle tire fees; and amending RCW 70.95.535.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 70.95.535 and 1989 c 431 s 93 are each amended to read as follows:
(1) Every person engaged in making retail sales of new replacement vehicle tires in this state shall retain ten percent of the collected one dollar fee. The moneys retained may be used for costs associated with the proper management of the waste vehicle tires by the retailer.
(2) The department of ecology will administer the funds for the purposes specified in RCW 70.95.020(5) including, but not limited to:
(a) Making grants to local governments for pilot demonstration projects for on-site shredding and recycling of tires from unauthorized dump sites;
(b) Grants to local government for enforcement programs;
(c) Grants to other state agencies for projects that involve recycling of or energy production from waste tires;
(d) Implementation of a public information and education program to include posters, signs, and informational materials to be distributed to retail tire sales and tire service outlets;