Plastic carryout bags; retail merchant not to provide unless durable. (HB1534)

Introduced By

Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Plastic carryout bags. Authorizes a locality to provide that a retail merchant located within its jurisdiction shall not provide to any of its customers at the point of sale any plastic carryout bag in which a product or products purchased by any such customer from such store is placed unless such plastic carryout bag is a durable plastic bag, with handles, that is at least 2.25 mils thick and is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/18/2008Presented and ordered printed 088869428
01/18/2008Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/08/2008Continued to 2009 in Counties, Cities and Towns
12/04/2008Left in Counties, Cities and Towns