Article 10.9. Battery Management: Federal Regulation of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 20. >> Chapter 6.5. >> Article 10.9.
As used in this article, the following terms have the
(a) "Federal battery management act" means the Mercury-Containing
and Rechargeable Battery Management Act (P.L. 104-142), or that act
as it may thereafter be amended.
(b) "Federally regulated battery" means a battery that is subject
to the federal battery management act.
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including,
but not limited to, any other provision of this chapter, the federal
battery management act shall be deemed to be the law of this state
with regard to the easy removability, environmental labeling,
collection, storage, and transportation of federally regulated
batteries, and any battery that is a federally regulated battery
shall be managed in accordance with the federal battery management
(b) It is the intent of subdivision (a) to make the necessary
changes in state law to allow the department to seek and maintain the
approval of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
to implement and enforce the requirements of subsection (a) of
Section 104 of the federal battery management act.
Except as provided in this article, batteries not subject
to regulation pursuant to Section 25219.1 shall be managed in
compliance with all other requirements of this chapter.