Paper and plastic bags; authorizes localities in Planning District 8 by ordinance to impose a tax. (SB532)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Planning District 8 paper and plastic bag tax. Authorizes localities in Planning District 8 by ordinance to impose a tax of five cents on disposable paper bags and disposable plastic bags. Revenues from the local tax would be collected by the Tax Commissioner and distributed monthly to the county or city imposing the tax. The bill requires each county or city adopting an ordinance to impose the tax to provide a certified copy of the ordinance to the Tax Commissioner at least six months prior to the date the tax is to become effective. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101966D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
01/25/2016Impact statement from TAX (SB532)
01/26/2016Passed by indefinitely in Finance (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 20 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

NOT THAT THAT'S IMPOSSIBLE. THOSE FEDERAL CHARTERED CREDIT UNIONS MERGE BY MERELY FLIPPING THEIR CHARTER FROM A FEDERAL CHARTER TO A STATE CHARTER TO ACCOMPLISH THE MERGER. WHAT THIS DOES IS TAKE THAT ONE BUREAUCRATIC STEP OUT THEREOF. THAT'S ALL THE AMENDMENT DOES. IT MAKES OUR SENATE BILL 582 JUST A TAD DIFFERENT FROM THE HOUSE BILL SO WE CAN GET IN THIS