[USC02] 42 USC 14301: Findings
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42 USC 14301: Findings Text contains those laws in effect on December 4, 2020
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 137-MANAGEMENT OF RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES AND BATTERIES CONTAINING MERCURYSUBCHAPTER I-GENERALLY

§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.

( Pub. L. 104–142, §2, May 13, 1996, 110 Stat. 1329 .)

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'."