Tuesday, April 15, 2008

AB 2829 - Hopeful Rewind and Replay of Bag Fee

Lawmaker urges 25-cent fee for plastic grocery bags
By Troy Anderson,DailyNews,Los Angeles; 04/10/2008

California would have the nation's toughest plastic-bag law - requiring all large grocery stores and pharmacies to charge customers 25cents per bag - under a bill...AB 2829, authored by Assemblyman Mike Davis, D-Los Angeles, would mark the most aggressive action by any state to curb the use of plastic bags and limit their impact on the ocean, wildlife and environment.

[ScottH comment: this could act to "repeal" the inability to charge for plastic bags which was an unfortunate fallout of San Francisco's bag ban.]

Read it all here.