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Official Title as Introduced

Encouraging efforts to reduce the use of paper and plastic bags.

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04/22/2010Introduced in House

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04/22/2010Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
04/22/2010Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E627-628)
04/22/2010Introduced in House

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House Energy and Commerce04/22/2010 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/22/2010)

Calls for states to: (1) establish targets for businesses to reduce distribution of plastic and paper bag use by 40% over the next five years; (2) encourage businesses to adopt consumer credit programs to promote reusable bag use; (3) educate the public about using reusable bags; and (4) facilitate the dissemination of best practices among businesses for reducing single-use retail bag consumption.