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Bill Detail: HB20-1163

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Title Management Of Single-use Products
Status House Second Reading Laid Over to 12/31/2020 - No Amendments (05/28/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Natural Resources & Environment
House Sponsors A. Valdez (D)
E. Sirota (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Gonzales (D)
House Committee Energy and Environment
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/21/2020

The bill prohibits stores and retail food establishments, on and
after July 1, 2021, from providing single-use plastic carryout bags,
single-use plastic stirrers, single-use plastic straws, and expanded
polystyrene food service products (collectively single-use products) to
customers at the point of sale. The executive director of the department
of public health and environment is authorized to enforce the prohibition.
The prohibition does not apply to inventory purchased before July 1,
2021, and used on or before December 31, 2021.

A store or retail food establishment, on or after July 1, 2021, may
furnish recyclable paper carryout bags to a customer at a charge of at least
10 cents per customer, which amount the store or establishment may
retain in full, unless a local government's ordinance or resolution
prohibits the store or establishment from retaining the full charge.
A local government, on or after July 1, 2021, is preempted from
enacting an ordinance, resolution, rule, or charter provision that is less
stringent than the statewide prohibition.

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