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HB 1071 - Prohibits Bans, Fees, and Taxes on Recyclable Plastic Bags - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Bans, Fees, and Taxes on Recyclable Plastic Bags

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (-) -

Title: Prohibits Bans, Fees, and Taxes on Recyclable Plastic Bags

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (102-87) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Bans, Fees, and Taxes on Recyclable Plastic Bags

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits local government from imposing a ban, fee, surcharge or tax on a recyclable plastic bag supplied by a retail establishment, effective 60 days after the bill is passed.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits localities and political subdivisions from imposing bans, fees, surcharges, or taxes on plastic bags supplied by retail establishments (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that this law does not apply to bags that are designed for multiple uses and are made of cloth, fabric, or durable plastic bags (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Bans, Fees, and Taxes on Recyclable Plastic Bags

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