Plastic carryout bags; retail merchant shall provide durable plastic bag, with handles, etc. (SB711)

Introduced By

Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk)


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


01/16/2008Presented and ordered printed 084817308
01/16/2008Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/05/2008Continued to 2009 in Local Government (0-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Subject matter referred by letter to DEQ pursuant to Senate Rule 20 (L)
12/05/2008Left in Local Government