The Judiciary Committee will have a work session for bill 19-0401 Comprehensive Bag Reduction on September 23rd at 9am.
The Committee will further discuss and potentially vote on amendments discussed in the hearing on 8/28. Written testimony or amendments may be submitted in advance by emailing Matthew Peters at Matthew.Peters@baltimorecity.gov and Chairman Eric Costello at Eric.Costello@baltimorecity.gov.
Comprehensive Bag Reduction
For the purpose of repealing the Plastic Bag Reduction Program; prohibiting certain dealers from supplying customers with plastic bags for use as checkout bags; authorizing certain exemptions; defining certain terms; imposing certain civil and criminal penalties; imposing a surcharge on checkout bags supplied by dealers to certain customers; and providing for special effective dates.
For questions about the legislation, please e-mail Kathleen.Kelleher@baltimorecity.gov or call 410-396-4830.