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HB 2131 - Prohibits Local Governments from Taxing Disposable Bags - Arizona Key Vote

Phil Lovas voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Local Governments from Taxing Disposable Bags

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (34-24) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (18-11) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Local Governments from Taxing Disposable Bags

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits local governments from taxing certain "auxiliary containers".

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a city, town, or county from establishing a tax or a fee on business owners or consumers for “auxiliary containers” (Secs. 2 & 4).
  • Defines “auxiliary containers” as any container made out of cloth, wood, plastic, aluminum, glass, cardboard, or any such material used to transport merchandise to or from a business or a household (Secs. 2 & 4).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill do not prohibit a local government from continuing a voluntary recycling and waste reduction program or from ensuring the proper disposal of auxiliary containers classified as solid waste (Secs. 2 & 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (35-24) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Local Governments from Taxing Disposable Bags

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits local governments from taxing certain "auxiliary containers".

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a city, town, or county from establishing a tax or a fee on business owners or consumers for “auxiliary containers” (Secs. 2 & 4).
  • Defines “auxiliary containers” as any container made out of cloth, wood, plastic, aluminum, glass, cardboard, or any such material used to transport merchandise to or from a business or a household (Secs. 2 & 4).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill do not prohibit a local government from continuing a voluntary recycling and waste reduction program or from ensuring the proper disposal of auxiliary containers classified as solid waste (Secs. 2 & 4).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Local Governments from Taxing Disposable Bags

Sponsors

  • Warren Petersen (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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