2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 31 - Mississippi Multimedia Pollution Prevention Act.
49-31-41 - Task Force on Recycling created; purpose; membership.

§ 49-31-41. Task Force on Recycling created; purpose; membership.

(1)  There is created the Task Force on Recycling, which will be responsible for developing a comprehensive plan to establish a system to recycle household items. The task force will serve as a consensus group designed to coordinate efforts by the state, counties and municipalities to create an effective recycling system in the state. 

(2)  The task force shall consist of nineteen (19) members. 

(a) Six (6) members shall be appointed by the Governor from each of the following industries: 

(i) Plastic recycling; 

(ii) Metal recycling; 

(iii) Paper recycling; 

(iv) Glass recycling; 

(v) Household and highway hazardous waste recycling; and 

(vi) Solid waste disposal. 

(b) In addition to the members appointed by the Governor, membership of the task force will include one (1) representative from each of the following agencies, associations or entities, as designated by each respective agency, association or entity: 

(i) Mississippi Municipal League; 

(ii) Mississippi Association of Supervisors; 

(iii) Department of Corrections; 

(iv) Department of Environmental Quality; 

(v) Cooperative Extension Service, one who is a county home economist; 

(vi) Sierra Club; 

(vii) Keep Mississippi Beautiful; 

(viii) Mississippi Malt Beverage Association; 

(ix) Mississippi Soft Drink Association; 

(x) Mississippi Retail Association; 

(xi) Mississippi Manufacturer's Association; 

(xii) Mississippi Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores Association; and 

(xiii) Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation. 

Sources: Laws, 2004, ch. 536, § 3, eff from and after July 1, 2004.


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