Notes: 2/16/2016 AB 730 passed out of the Assembly by a vote of 63-35. The bill has now been referred to the Senate Committee on Elections and Local Government. 1/15/2016 Prohibits local regulation of “auxiliary containers”, which includes paper and plastic bags, cardboard, corrugated material, plastic and other packaging used to transport or protect merchandise, food or beverages. In Assembly; Introduced; Read first time and referred to Committee on State Affairs and Government Operations
February 26, 2016
This is not a bag ban- it is a reduction plan in 4 phases. The predevelopment phase is currently being undertaken. The education fee must be implemented by 1/1/2015. The incentive plan is implemented in 1/1/2017. If within the next year the reduction goals are not met, they will add a fee to plastic bags in 2018.
March 05, 2014
Mandatory Recycling Program
Bill requires city residents to recycle plastic bags.
February 16, 2012
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