2017 ORS 459.420¹
Permitted lead-acid battery disposal
  • disposal by retailers

(1) No person may place a used lead-acid battery in mixed municipal solid waste, discard or otherwise dispose of a lead-acid battery in this state except by delivery to a lead-acid battery retailer or wholesaler, to a collection or recycling facility authorized under ORS 459.005 (Definitions for ORS 459.005 to 459.437, 459.705 to 459.790 and 459A.005 to 459A.665) to 459.437 (Requirements for sale or promotion of mercuric oxide batteries) or to a secondary lead smelter permitted by a state or the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

(2) No lead-acid battery retailer shall dispose of a used lead-acid battery in this state except by delivery to the agent of a battery wholesaler, to a battery manufacturer for delivery to a secondary lead smelter permitted by a state or the United States Environmental Protection Agency, to a collection or recycling facility authorized under ORS 459.005 (Definitions for ORS 459.005 to 459.437, 459.705 to 459.790 and 459A.005 to 459A.665) to 459.437 (Requirements for sale or promotion of mercuric oxide batteries) or to a secondary lead smelter permitted by a state or the United States Environmental Protection Agency. [1989 c.290 §2; 1993 c.560 §56]

Chapter 459

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of depart­ment to regulate mining activities or recovery of oil and geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; authority of Environ­mental Quality Commission and Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate disposi­tion of food processing byproducts determined to be solid waste, (1979) Vol 39, p 770

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 459 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 459—Solid Waste Management, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors459.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 459, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano459.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.