Legislative findings. (1) The Legislature finds that the disposal of single-use retail bags is a statewide concern and that reducing the use, while promoting the responsible disposal, of single-use retail bags will provide valuable health and environmental benefits. (2) The Legislature further finds that a reduction in the use of single-use retail bags will reduce the impact on landfills while promoting the use of more sustainable, reusable bags. (3) It is the intent of the Legislature in adopting this part to encourage the development of recycling programs and education regarding the impacts of, and alternatives to, single-use retail bags.
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comm rpt/sent to RulesFri, Feb 23rd 2018
comm rpt/amendedFri, Feb 23rd 2018
Senate Comm - Returned to RulesFri, Feb 23rd 2018
Senate Comm - Amendment Recommendation # 1Fri, Feb 23rd 2018
fiscal note sent to sponsorTue, Feb 20th 2018
received fiscal note from Fiscal AnalystTue, Feb 20th 2018
fiscal note publicly availableTue, Feb 20th 2018
to Senate Economic Development and Workforce Services CommitteeFri, Feb 16th 2018
1st reading (Introduced)Thu, Feb 15th 2018
received bill from Legislative ResearchThu, Feb 15th 2018
Numbered Bill Publicly DistributedWed, Feb 14th 2018
bill sent to agencies for fiscal inputWed, Feb 14th 2018
Bill Numbered but not DistributedWed, Feb 14th 2018