2011 Regular Session


File Code: Business Regulation and Occupations Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 602
Sponsored By:
Delegates Carr, Hucker, Anderson, Barnes, Bobo, Burns, Cardin, Cullison, Dumais, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hixson, Hubbard, Ivey, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Lafferty, Lee, Luedtke, A. Miller, Mizeur, Morhaim, Murphy, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Ross, V. Turner, Valderrama, Washington, Wilson, and Zucker
Clean the Streams and Beautify the Bay Act of 2011


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 Comptroller; requiring the Comptroller to distribute specified amounts of money to the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Chesapeake Bay Trust, and Department of Human Resources for specified purposes; 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 Environmental Matters & Economic Matters
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Environmental Matters)
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43
Delegate C. T. Wilson, District 28
Delegate Craig J. Zucker, District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Chesapeake Bay
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Human Resources, Department of
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
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
( 1-704 )


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