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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Recycled newsprint fee and promotion fund. Imposes a monthly fee on a newspaper publisher's use of newsprint in a newspaper published in Indiana equal to: (1) $25 multiplied by each metric ton of newsprint used by the publisher; minus (2) $25 multiplied by each metric ton of newsprint used by the publisher that is newsprint that contains at least 40% post-consumer recycled content. Establishes the recycled newsprint promotion fund. Provides that the monthly fees must be: (1) deposited in the recycled newsprint promotion fund; and (2) used by the department of environmental management to award grants to assist publishers who wish to upgrade their presses to facilitate the use of recycled newsprint. Provides that money in the fund is continuously appropriated.