2010 Regular Session


File Code: Business Regulation and Occupations Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 351
Sponsored By:
Senators Raskin, Conway, Forehand, Frosh, Harrington, Lenett, Madaleno, Muse, Peters, and Pinsky
Chesapeake Bay Restoration Consumer Retail Choice Act of 2010


Prohibiting a store from providing disposable carryout bags unless the bags meet specified requirements; requiring a store to charge and collect a fee for each disposable carryout bag the store provides to a customer; requiring the operator of a store to remit a specified amount of money to the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund; requiring the Department of the Environment to conduct public information and outreach campaigns; authorizing the use of specified funds; providing for a delayed effective date; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance & Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
Hearing cancelled (Finance)
Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Chesapeake Bay
Coastal Bays
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fees -see also- Attys` Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Natural Resources, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Public Information
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Sales and Use Tax

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Regulation
( 19-103 )
Natural Resources
( 8-2A-02 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :