LD 325 LR 332(02)
An Act To Strengthen Recycling of Single-use Plastic Shopping Bags
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Environment and Natural Resources
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill prohibits, beginning September 1, 2020, retailers from using plastic bags to bag products at the point of retail sale or making plastic bags available to customers except under certain circumstances. Any additional costs to the Department of Environmental Protection from this bill are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.