NEBRASKA'S #1 VOTED COMPUTER REPAIR COMPANY

Top rated products

Schrock Innovations Opposes LB583

Published on 02-20-2007  | 

Local computer company owner Thor Schrock will testify on Thursday that LB583, the Electronics
Recycling Systems Act, is a poorly written bill that will create confusion, will reduce the number of
choices Nebraska consumers enjoy, and result in higher prices for consumer electronic goods.

Schrock owns Schrock Innovations, a local computer repair and software development company with
offices in Lincoln and Omaha, NE. Schrock is concerned that his small business would be considered
a manufacturer under the bill, even though the intent of the bill was not to do so.

“LB583 is written in such a way that a reasonable person could argue that a small business like mine is
manufacturing computers for resale,” Schrock said. “This bill makes no differentiation between Schrock
Innovations and Dell.”

The bill is designed to shift the burden of recycling costs from the shoulders of the consumer onto the
manufacturer. The bill attempts to do this by taxing the manufacturers and then using the revenue
collected to pay for the recycling of E-waste collected by recycling facilities. Schrock’s largest issue with
the bill is that it poorly defines who a manufacturer is in relation to who a retailer is.

Click to read the entire release.

Lincoln Service Center
Address :
7501 S 15th Street,
Suite G
Lincoln, NE - 68512

Open:
Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm
Sunday Noon-5pm

Tel : (402) 423-9595
Omaha Service Center
Address :
16909 Burke St,
Suite 129
Omaha, NE - 68118

Open:
Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm
Sunday Noon-5pm

Tel : (402) 934-9423
Papillion Service Center
Address :
249 Olson Drive,
Suite 101
Papillion, NE - 68046

Open:
Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm
Sunday Noon-5pm

Tel : (402) 884-0880
Des Moines Service Center
Address :
9500 University Ave.
Suite 2104
West Des Moines, IA - 50266

Open:
Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday Closed

Tel : (515) 695-0244

@2021 All Rights Reserved

cart