Entitled: Community Cleanup and Greening Act of 2016
Senator Ramirez (D-47) (301-858-3745 or 800-492-7122 ext. 3745)
Cross-filed with: HB0031
Synopsis: Prohibiting a store from distributing plastic disposable carryout bags free of charge to a customer at the point of sale; requiring a store to charge and collect a 10-cent fee for each paper disposable carryout bag the store provides to a customer; authorizing the store to pay a customer a credit of at least 5 cents for each bag provided by the customer; requiring a store to remit to the Comptroller the money retained by the store for specified purposes; establishing a maximum penalty of $100 for a violation of the Act; etc.