OR HB2653 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on June 30 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-30 - In committee upon adjournment.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibits use of single-use checkout bags except in certain cases. Allows Department of Environmental Quality to impose civil penalty of not more than $250 per day. Prohibits local governments from imposing charges on checkout bags or other bags provided to customers. Repeals statute requiring retail establishments that offer plastic bags to customers to also offer paper bags.

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Relating to checkout bags.



2019-06-30HouseIn committee upon adjournment.
2019-01-15HouseReferred to Energy and Environment.
2019-01-14HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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