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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.