IFRA Position: Oppose
Short Description: PLASTIC BAG REDUCTION
Senate SponsorsSen. Mary Edly-Allen
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act. Provides that, beginning 18 months after the amendatory Act's effective date, (1) no store or food service business shall provide or sell a single-use plastic carryout bag to a customer and (2) no grocery store shall provide or sell a single-use paper carryout bag to a customer. Preempts home rule. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.