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CS/CS/SB 602: Release of Balloons

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Environment and Natural Resources ; DiCeglie

Release of Balloons; Revising a prohibition on the release of certain balloons to delete a specified timeframe and number of balloons; deleting an exemption from such prohibition for certain biodegradable or photodegradable balloons; providing that a person who violates the prohibition commits the noncriminal infraction of littering, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/1/2024 Senate - Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/24
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environment and Natural Resources (EN)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/28/2023 Senate • Filed
12/5/2023 Senate • Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Community Affairs; Fiscal Policy
1/5/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 01/10/24, 10:30 am, 301 Senate Building
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
1/10/2024 Senate • CS by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Environment and Natural Resources read 1st time
1/12/2024 Senate • Now in Community Affairs
1/17/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/22/24, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Building
1/22/2024 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
1/23/2024 Senate • Now in Fiscal Policy
2/22/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/27/24, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/27/2024 Senate • CS/CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 18 NAYS 0
2/28/2024 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time
3/1/2024 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/24