Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 260
Environmental Control

August 28, 2016
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Batteries, lead-acid, disposal of restricted--penalty.

260.260. 1. Effective January 1, 1991, no person shall knowingly place a used lead-acid battery in a solid waste disposal area, discard or otherwise dispose of a lead-acid battery.

2. Such batteries shall be delivered to a recycling or resource recovery facility permitted by this or another state or to the agent of a battery wholesaler or manufacturer for delivery to a permitted secondary lead smelter.

3. Each lead-acid battery improperly disposed of shall constitute a separate violation. A person who disposes of a lead-acid battery in violation of this section shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a class C misdemeanor.

(L. 1990 S.B. 530, A.L. 1995 H.B. 81)




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