Disposable plastic shopping bags; local option to prohibit distribution. (HB288)

Introduced By

Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson)

Progress

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

Description

Distribution of disposable plastic shopping bags prohibited; local option. Allows any locality by ordinance to prohibit the distribution, sale, or offer of disposable plastic shopping bags to consumers. The bill exempts from any such prohibition reusable bags of a certain thickness; bags that are used to carry certain products, such as ice cream or meat; and garbage bags that are sold in multiples. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/04/2016Committee
01/04/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101743D
01/04/2016Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/18/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
01/27/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Counties, Cities and Towns