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House Bill (HB) 2131: municipalities; counties; auxiliary containers; prohibitions
Sponsor: Representative Petersen
Summary: HB 2131 prohibits cities, towns and counties from restricting businesses from using "auxiliary containers," which include plastic shopping bags.
League Position: OPPOSE - The League opposes this bill because it is an encroachment on local authority.
1/27/2016: The bill passed from the House Commerce Committee by a vote of 5-3. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.