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2016 Regular Session



Community Cleanup and Greening Act of 2016

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lierman


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Prohibiting a store from distributing plastic disposable carryout bags free of charge to a customer at the point of sale; requiring a store to charge and collect a 10-cent fee for each paper disposable carryout bag the store provides; authorizing the store to pay a customer a credit of at least 5 cents for each bag provided by the customer; requiring a store to remit to the Comptroller the money retained by the store for specified purposes; establishing a maximum penalty of $100 for a violation of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Lierman
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0057
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0551 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Business Regulation and Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Advertising
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Flood Control
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Business Regulation

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February 11, 2016 11:53 A.M.