Disposition of fee.
(1) Every person engaged in making retail sales of new replacement vehicle tires in this state shall retain ten percent of the collected one dollar fee. The moneys retained may be used for costs associated with the proper management of the waste vehicle tires by the retailer.
(2) The department of ecology will administer the funds for the purposes specified in *RCW 70.95.020(5) including, but not limited to:
(a) Making grants to local governments for pilot demonstration projects for on-site shredding and recycling of tires from unauthorized dump sites;
(b) Grants to local government for enforcement programs;
(c) Implementation of a public information and education program to include posters, signs, and informational materials to be distributed to retail tire sales and tire service outlets;
(d) Product marketing studies for recycled tires and alternatives to land disposal.
[1989 c 431 § 93.]
| *Reviser's note: RCW 70.95.020 was amended by 1998 c 90 § 1, changing subsection (5) to subsection (6).|