MD HB209 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 44-0)
Status: Introduced on January 16 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-24 - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
Pending: House Environment and Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a store from distributing plastic carryout bags to a customer at the point of sale; requiring a store to charge and collect at least 10 cents for each durable carryout bag the store provides to a customer; authorizing a store to retain all money collected under certain circumstances; providing certain penalties for certain violations of the Act under certain circumstances; establishing the Single-Use Products Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding single-use products; etc.

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Plastics and Packaging Reduction Act



2020-01-24HouseHearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
2020-01-16HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation and Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

SB313 (Crossfiled) 2020-01-22 - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Business Regulation19106(n/a)See Bill Text

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