Plastic bags; Department of Environmental Quality to study policies to mitigate negative effects. (HJ169)

Introduced By

Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; policies to reduce the negative impacts of plastic bags on the environment; report. Requests the Department of Environmental Quality to convene stakeholders meetings to discuss and report on potential legislative actions that would mitigate the negative effects of improperly disposed of plastic bags on the Commonwealth's environment. Stakeholders shall include representatives of agriculture, conservation, local government, manufacturing, plastics industry, timber industry, and retailers. In the selection of feasible policies, the stakeholders shall review existing policies and programs adopted in the United States and other countries. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083240428
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2008Stricken from docket by Rules

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SJ82.