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SB 0164 - Maryland Plastic Bag Recycling Act
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Sponsor: Senator Conway
Last Action: 3/12/2012 - H Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
House Committee: House Committee on Environmental Matters
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-SB 164
2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 164

File Code: Environment Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 229
Sponsored By:
Senator Conway
Entitled:
Maryland Plastic Bag Recycling Act

Synopsis:

Prohibiting a plastic carryout bag manufacturer from providing, selling, or offering for sale plastic carryout bags for use or distribution in the State unless specified language is printed or displayed on the bags and the manufacturer has registered with the Department of the Environment in a specified manner; requiring a plastic carryout bag manufacturer to register every 2 years by submitting to the Department a specified registration form, fee, and plan; terminating the Act after September 30, 2020; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
1/19
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
3/6

Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/7
Favorable with Amendments {654734/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/9
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
House Action
3/9
First Reading Environmental Matters
3/12
Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Electronic Government
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Forms
Labeling
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Notices
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Information
Recycling
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Reports
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Sunset

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Environment
( 9-1701 , 9-1707 , 9-1733 through 9-1743 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
Senate
Number: 654734/01     Offered on: March 7, 2012   at: 10:48 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Senate
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
Senate
March 9, 2012: Third Reading Passed (44-0)