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SB 306: Disposable Plastic Bags

GENERAL BILL by Bullard ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Soto ; Clemens ; Sobel ; Margolis ; Altman

Disposable Plastic Bags; Authorizing certain municipalities to establish pilot programs to regulate or ban disposable plastic bags; providing program criteria; providing for expiration of the program; directing participating municipalities to collect data and submit reports to the municipal governing body and the Department of Environmental Protection; defining the term “coastal community”, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/17/2015 Senate • Filed
10/6/2015 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Community Affairs; Fiscal Policy -SJ 25
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 25
1/15/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 01/20/16, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
1/20/2016 Senate • Favorable by Environmental Preservation and Conservation; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 221
• Now in Community Affairs -SJ 221
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Community Affairs