HB1349 (CH0374)

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Environment - Compostable, Degradable, and Biodegradable Plastic Products - Labeling

Sponsored by:

Delegate Robinson


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 374

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from selling a specified plastic product that is labeled as biodegradable, degradable, or decomposable on or after October 1, 2018, subject to a specified exception; prohibiting a person from selling a specified plastic product labeled as compostable or home compostable on or after October 1, 2018, unless the plastic product meets specified standards; establishing specified penalties; providing for the disposition of specified penalties collected under the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Robinson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Economic Matters
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Narrow Subject(s):Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Environment
(9-2101 through 9-2105)

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November 28, 2017 1:06 P.M.