Environmental cleanup programs; localities may by ordinance establish. (SB720)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local environmental cleanup programs. Allows localities to establish a voluntary environmental cleanup program to provide recognition to retailers that establish practices such as credit to consumers who use reusable bags or the recycling of plastic bags. The bill allows for imposition of a fee on retailers that do not participate in the program and allows the locality to use collected fees for environmental cleanup. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/22/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104267D
01/22/2016Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/26/2016Impact statement from DHCD (SB720)
02/09/2016Committee substitute printed to Web only 16105087D-S1
02/09/2016Failed to report (defeated) in Local Government (6-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)