[§342G-101.5] Commercial passenger vessels; exemption. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, this part shall not apply to a deposit beverage container that is sold or delivered to an entity operating a commercial passenger vessel when the deposit beverage container is intended for use and consumption on the commercial passenger vessel. The entity operating the commercial passenger vessel shall be exempt from this part only if it has a deposit beverage container recycling plan prescribed or approved by the department.
(b) Recycling plans shall be submitted to the department and shall include the name and address of the recycling facility that is accepting the empty deposit beverage containers.
(c) Deposit beverage containers covered under this exemption shall not be redeemed for the refund value or handling fee. [L 2005, c 206, §1]