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Bag Legislation Update 7-10-19

by ecarranza July 10, 2019

Oregon (Statewide Single Use Ban) - House Bill 2509 will now go to Gov. Kate Brown (D) for final approval after being passed by a 17-12 vote. She is expected to sign the ban, according to the Journal. (1)

California (Statewide Single Use Ban) - SB 270. The final draft of the Proposed Regulations for the Administrative Certification for Reusable Grocery Bags was approved at the April 16, 2019, CalRecycle Public Meeting and staff were directed to forward the regulatory packet to the Office of Administrative Law for approval and publishing. (2)

Washington State (Statewide Single Use Ban) - SB 5323. As of April 28, 2019. By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading. (3)

 

Sources:

1. https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/448028-oregon-lawmakers-send-plastic-bag-ban-to-governors-desk

2. https://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/laws/rulemaking/grocerybags

3. https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5323&Initiative=false&Year=2019

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