Chapter 260 Environmental Control
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)