Plastic bags; tax in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. (SB26)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Plastic bag tax in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Imposes a five-cent per bag tax on plastic bags provided to customers by certain retailers in localities located wholly within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and directs revenues to be used to support the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan. The bill also allows every retailer that collects the tax to retain one cent of every five cents collected. Read the Bill »

Status

01/30/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
11/18/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
11/18/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100599D
11/18/2019Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
01/08/2020Moved from Finance to Finance and Appropriations due to a change of the committee name
01/16/2020Impact statement from TAX (SB26)
01/30/2020Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB11-Ebbin) (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

Bill P writes:

personal cost, $5 a year.
Negative political energy= priceless

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