Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 226
Session Year 2016
AN ACT CONCERNING SINGLE-USE CARRYOUT BAGS.
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.
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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.