Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 226
Session Year 2016


To require a phased-in transition to one hundred per cent recyclable single-use carryout bags that contain not less than eighty per cent post-consumer recycled materials and to require the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the grocery and retail industries that provides for a fifty per cent reduction in the distribution of paper bags and plastic single-use carryout bags by 2021.

Introduced by:
Environment Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/22/2016House Calendar Number 465
 4/22/2016Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/20/2016Senate Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 4/20/2016Senate Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A 4189
 3/31/2016(LCO)File Number 371
 3/31/2016Senate Calendar Number 258
 3/31/2016Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 3/31/2016(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/24/2016(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/30/16 5:00 PM
 3/14/2016(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/11/2016(ENV)Joint Favorable Substitute
 2/29/2016Public Hearing 03/04
 2/24/2016Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

Co-sponsors of SB-226

Rep. Kim Rose, 118th Dist.
Rep. Steven Stafstrom, 129th Dist.
Rep. Philip J. Miller, 36th Dist.
Sen. Tony Hwang, 28th Dist.
Rep. Emmett D. Riley, 46th Dist.

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