2008 Regular Session


File Code: Environment
Sponsored By:
Delegates Schuler, Barnes, Barve, Beidle, Bromwell, Cardin, DeBoy, Dumais, Gilchrist, Guzzone, Hecht, Hucker, Ivey, Krysiak, Kullen, Lafferty, Morhaim, Olszewski, Ramirez, and Walker
Environment - Carryout Bags - Requirements


Requiring specified stores to provide paper or reusable carryout bags to customers; requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations; establishing penalties for violations; and providing for the recovery of penalties by the State in civil actions.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 9-1701 , 9-1731 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered