S.113 – Reducing the use of single-use plastic products
(Vote scored: Second reading)
Pro-Environment vote: YES
This bill restricts single-use plastic bags at the point of sale; bans plastic stirrers such as used for coffee or tea; requires that plastic straws only be offered on demand; and bans the use of expanded polystyrene foam (what is often called Styrofoam). The bill also establishes a Working Group to look at other single-use plastic products that are polluting our environment and posing a risk to public health.
Status:Enacted; House vote 120-24.