2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Environment and Natural Resources)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to a restriction on restaurants providing single-use plastic straws to consumers; and declaring an emergency.|
Prohibits food and beverage provider or convenience store from providing single-use plastic straw to consumer unless consumer specifically requests single-use plastic straw.
Specifies exemptions from prohibition. Permits enforcement officer to enforce prohibition in course of conducting inspection of food and beverage provider or convenience store. Provides that violation of prohibition is subject to notice in first and second instance and to fine of $25 for each subsequent instance. Caps allowable fines at $300 during calendar year. Preempts local regulation after effective date of Act. Becomes operative on January 1, 2020. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 362|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|