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2011 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to bags; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Prohibits use of single-use checkout bags except in certain cases.
Allows Department of Environmental Quality to impose civil penalty. Prohibits local governments from imposing charges on checkout bags or other bags provided to customers. Repeals statute requiring retail establishments that offer plastic bags to customers to also offer paper bags. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Rules
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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