2010 Regular Session


File Code: Business Regulation and Occupations Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 462
Sponsored By:
Delegates Carr, Hucker, Ali, Anderson, Aumann, Barnes, Bronrott, Cardin, Dumais, Frush, Gaines, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hecht, Holmes, Hubbard, Ivey, Lee, Manno, Mizeur, Montgomery, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Ramirez, Reznik, Ross, Schuler, Taylor, and V. Turner
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.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters & Environmental Matters
Re-assigned Environmental Matters & Economic Matters
Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
(Environmental Matters)
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

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 , 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 :
Environmental Matters