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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 674

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An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Department of Environmental Protection Regarding the State's Plastic Bag Reduction Law

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 38 MRSA §1611, sub-§1, ¶H,  as enacted by PL 2019, c. 346, §2, is amended to read:

H. "Single-use carry-out bag" means a bag that is made of plastic, paper or other material provided by a retail establishment at the point of sale within the retail establishment for the purpose of transporting merchandise away from the retail establishment or for packaging, protecting or otherwise containing merchandise within the retail establishment and that is not a recycled paper bag or a reusable bag.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 129th Legislature, Second Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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