LD 1532
Session - 129th Maine Legislature
H "A" to C "A", Filing Number H-392, Sponsored by Stewart
LR 2199
Item 5
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

Amend the amendment by inserting after the 3rd indented paragraph the following:


Amend the bill in section 2 in ยง1611 in subsection 1 in paragraph G in subparagraph (3) in the first line (page 1, line 32 in L.D.) by striking out the following: " 4" and inserting the following: ' 2.25'


Amend the amendment on page 2 in paragraph A by striking out all of subparagraph (1) (page 2, lines 4 and 5 in amendment) and inserting the following:


(1) All amounts collected pursuant to this paragraph must be distributed to a conservation organization that is identified in rules adopted by the department. Rules adopted pursuant to this subparagraph are major substantive rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.


This amendment changes from 4 mils to 2.25 mils the thickness of the plastic bags that qualify as reusable. This amendment also provides that the revenue collected by retail establishments for providing recyclable or reusable bags must be distributed to a conservation organization identified in major substantive rules adopted by the Department of Environmental Protection.

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