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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6347

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1474

   

Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. FAWCETT, 133rd Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING A REDUCTION IN THE USE OF PLASTIC BAGS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to create a state-wide policy concerning the use of plastic bags in retail stores that will result in a reduction in the use of such bags.

Statement of Purpose:

To encourage the use of alternatives to plastic bags and the use of reusable bags.