AB 546 (Brownley, 2007-08) E-Waste Information

AB 546 requires retailers and manufacturers to provide information about where to properly dipose of covered electronic devices (CEDs) to customers at point of purchase. Information must include a link to the CIWMB website.

Position and Status
CAW Supports. AB 546 was vetoed by the Governor on Oct 14, 2007. Read veto message. Previously, the bill passed the full Senate September 4 on a 22-17 vote. and passed out of the full Assembly on May 31 on a 42-22 vote.

CAW Staff Contacts.
Mark Murray (916) 443-5422

California Alliance for Consumer Protection

American Electronic Association
California Chamber of Commerce
California Retailers Association
Department of Finance

Current Language, Analyses and votes.