2012 Regular Session


File Code: Business Regulation and Occupations
Sponsored By:
Delegates Washington, Arora, Bobo, Carr, Cullison, Dumais, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Gutierrez, Healey, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, A. Kelly, Lafferty, Lee, Luedtke, A. Miller, Mizeur, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Stukes, Summers, V. Turner, and Zucker
Community Cleanup and Greening Act of 2012


Requiring specified stores to charge and collect a 5-cent fee for each disposable carryout bag the store provides to a customer; authorizing specified stores to retain a specified amount of the fee; requiring the operator of specified stores to remit a specified amount of money to the Comptroller; and requiring the Comptroller to distribute specified amounts of money to the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, the Chesapeake Bay Trust, and eligible counties under specified circumstances.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Economic Matters & Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43
Delegate Sam Arora, District 19
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Craig J. Zucker, District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Chesapeake Bay
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.
Human Resources, Department of
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Sales and Use Tax

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Regulation
( 19-103 )
Natural Resources
( 1-704 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters
Environmental Matters