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CS/HB 603: Single-Use Plastic Straws

GENERAL BILL by Business and Professions Subcommittee ; Sabatini ; Fine ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hill ; McClure ; Perez ; Roach

Single-Use Plastic Straws; Prohibits local government entities from adopting or enforcing ordinances & regulations relating to single-use plastic straws; requires DEP or designated entity to conduct study evaluating environmental impact & submit report to Legislature; provides for lift of moratorium; provides penalties.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Appropriations Committee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/31/2019 House • Filed
2/6/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 69
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 69
3/22/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Business and Professions Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
3/26/2019 House • CS by Business and Professions Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 4 -HJ 539
3/28/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Business and Professions Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 531
3/29/2019 House • Original reference(s) removed: Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• CS referred to Appropriations Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 551
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 551
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Committee