HB 661: Disposable Plastic Bags
GENERAL BILL by Richardson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, J. ; Geller ; Jacobs ; Moskowitz ; Rader ; Raschein ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Rodriguez, J. ; Watson, C.
Disposable Plastic Bags; Authorizes certain municipalities to establish pilot programs for regulation or ban of disposable plastic bags; directs participating municipalities to collect data & submit reports to municipal governing body & DEP; authorizes municipalities to continue such regulation or ban after the program expires under certain conditions.
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Local Government Affairs Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 55
• Introduced -HJ 55
• Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
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