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Bill Detail: HB19-1143

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Title Distribute Plastic Straws Only Upon Request
Status House Committee on Energy & Environment Postpone Indefinitely (02/25/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
House Sponsors S. Lontine (D)
Senate Sponsors K. Priola (R)
R. Fields (D)
House Committee Energy and Environment
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/29/2019

The bill prohibits a restaurant, food vendor, or other food service
establishment from providing a single-use plastic beverage straw to a
customer unless the customer requests a straw. The bill does not apply to
the following:
  • The use of a self-serve straw dispenser;

  • A customer's order of food from a food service
establishment through a drive-through window, for
off-premises delivery through a third-party delivery service,
or for delivery through the use of a digital or mobile
application or website; or
  • Prepackaged food that was filled, sealed, or packaged
before the food service establishment received the
prepackaged food at its retail premises.
A local government shall not regulate the use of single-use plastic
beverage straws.

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