MA H771 | 2019-2020 | 191st General Court

Note: Legislation replaced by H3945


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 82-7)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-01 - Accompanied a new draft, see H3945
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


For legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution by requiring the availability of reusable bags at certain stores. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

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Reducing plastic bag pollution


Rep. Lori Ehrlich [D]Sen. James Eldridge [D]Rep. Jack Lewis [D]Sen. Rebecca Rausch [D]
Rep. Tami Gouveia [D]Rep. Mike Connolly [D]Rep. Louis Kafka [D]Rep. Denise Provost [D]
Rep. James Arciero [D]Rep. Brian Ashe [D]Rep. Bruce Ayers [D]Rep. Ruth Balser [D]
Rep. Christine Barber [D]Rep. John Barrett [D]Sen. Michael Barrett [D]Rep. Jennifer Benson [D]
Rep. Natalie Blais [D]Rep. Paul Brodeur [D]Rep. Antonio Cabral [D]Rep. Tackey Chan [D]
Rep. Michelle Ciccolo [D]Rep. Edward Coppinger [D]Sen. Brendan Crighton [D]Rep. Daniel Cullinane [D]
Rep. Josh Cutler [D]Sen. Julian Cyr [D]Rep. Michael Day [D]Rep. Marjorie Decker [D]
Sen. Salvatore DiDomenico [D]Rep. Mindy Domb [D]Rep. Paul Donato [D]Rep. Michelle Dubois [D]
Rep. Carolyn Dykema [D]Rep. Nika Elugardo [D]Rep. Dylan Fernandes [D]Rep. Carole Fiola [D]
Rep. Sean Garballey [D]Rep. Denise Garlick [D]Rep. Carmine Gentile [D]Rep. Carlos Gonzalez [D]
Rep. Kenneth Gordon [D]Rep. Danielle Gregoire [D]Rep. James Hawkins [D]Rep. Stephan Hay [D]
Rep. Jonathan Hecht [D]Rep. Natalie Higgins [D]Rep. Bradford Hill [R]Rep. Kate Hogan [D]
Rep. Russell Holmes [D]Sen. Patricia Jehlen [D]Rep. Hannah Kane [R]Rep. Patrick Kearney [D]
Rep. Mary Keefe [D]Rep. Kay Khan [D]Rep. Kathleen LaNatra [D]Rep. John Lawn [D]
Rep. David LeBoeuf [D]Sen. Jason Lewis [D]Rep. Jay Livingstone [D]Sen. Joan Lovely [D]
Rep. Adrian Madaro [D]Rep. Elizabeth Malia [D]Rep. Paul Mark [D]Rep. Paul McMurtry [D]
Rep. Joan Meschino [D]Rep. Christina Minicucci [D]Rep. Liz Miranda [D]Rep. Mathew Muratore [R]
Rep. Brian Murray [D]Rep. Tram Nguyen [D]Sen. Patrick O'Connor [R]Rep. Sarah Peake [D]
Rep. Alice Peisch [D]Rep. Elizabeth Poirier [R]Rep. David Robertson [D]Rep. Maria Robinson [D]
Rep. David Rogers [D]Rep. Daniel Ryan [D]Rep. Lindsay Sabadosa [R]Rep. Jon Santiago [D]
Rep. Thomas Stanley [D]Rep. Jose Tosado [D]Rep. Paul Tucker [D]Rep. Steven Ultrino [D]
Rep. Aaron Vega [D]Rep. Roselee Vincent [D]Rep. Tommy Vitolo [D]Rep. Thomas Walsh [D]
Rep. Susannah Whipps Lee [R]


2019-07-01HouseAccompanied a new draft, see H3945
2019-03-26JointHearing scheduled for 04/02/2019 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-2
2019-01-22SenateSenate concurred
2019-01-22HouseReferred to the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

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S458 (Similar To) 2019-03-26 - Hearing scheduled for 04/02/2019 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-2
S1834 (Similar To) 2019-04-30 - Hearing scheduled for 05/07/2019 from 01:00 PM-03:00 PM in 437
H3945 (Replaced by) 2019-07-01 - Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means

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