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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5370

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 1264

   

Referred to Committee on Environment

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. BACKER, 121st Dist.

 

AN ACT BANNING ONE-TIME-USE PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS.

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

That the general statutes be amended to ban the free distribution of one-time-use plastic shopping bags, provided plastic bags of a certain thickness that are reusable shall be permitted.

Statement of Purpose:

To ban certain one-time-use plastic shopping bags.