Plastic bags; use by retailers. (HB1591)

Introduced By

Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Plastic bags; use by retailers. Bans the use of plastic carryout bags by retailers at the point of sale unless such bags are (i) durable plastic bags with handles, (ii) at least 2.25 mils thick, and (iii) specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/05/2013Committee
01/05/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102851D
01/05/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2013Assigned ACNRsub: Natural Resources
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
01/17/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1591)
02/05/2013Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources