RI H5151 | 2015 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 21 2015 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2015-02-05 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishes a plan for the gradual ban on the use of disposable plastic checkout bags by retail establishments.

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Plastic Waste Reduction



2015-02-05HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2015-01-30HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/05/2015)
2015-01-21HouseIntroduced, referred to House Environment and Natural Resources


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