Proposed Bill:House Bill 2746
was introduced during the 2017 regular session. If passed, the bill would require payment of refund value of 10 cents for certain beverage containers on and after April 1, 2017, regardless of refund value indicated on beverage container. The bill would also allow sale of beverage containers that do not indicate proper refund value on and after April 1, 2017, and until September 30, 2018. HB 2746 also provides a grace period through December 31, 2018 for containers included in the 2018 expasion.
To follow this bill, visit the Oregon State Legislature website
. 2018 Expansion:House Bill 3145
amends the Bottle Bill in 2011 add all beverages except
wine, liquor, dairy or milk substitutes to the Bottle Bill as of Jan. 1, 2018 at the latest
Beer, soft drinks and water will continue to be covered in containers that are 3 liters or less in size,
the new beverages will be covered only if they are in bottles or cans from 4 ounces to 1.5 liters in size. Metal cans that require a can opener will also not be included.