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CS/SB 588: Preemption of Local Regulations

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Hutson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bradley

Preemption of Local Regulations; Prohibiting local government entities from adopting or enforcing local ordinances or regulations relating to single-use plastic straws before a specified date; requiring the Department of Environmental Protection, or an entity designated by the department, to conduct a study evaluating the environmental impact of single-use plastic straws; providing penalties for violations of the moratorium by a local government entity; preempting the regulation of over-the-counter proprietary drugs or cosmetics to the state, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 3/7/2019 Senate - CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 190
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/29/2019 Senate • Filed
2/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 74
2/25/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/04/19, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/4/2019 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 3 NAYS 1 -SJ 159
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 74
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/7/2019 Senate • Now in Community Affairs
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 190