MD SB313 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-0)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-18 - Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Ready) Adopted
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



2020-03-18SenateMotion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Ready) Adopted
2020-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments {967377/1
2020-03-18SenateMotion Laid Over (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
2020-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments {967377/1
2020-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2020-01-22SenateHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-22SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB209 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-18 - Favorable Report by Finance


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

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