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131st Maine Legislature, First Special Session

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HP 258
LD #

An Act to Lower the Environmental Impact of Consumers, Increase Food Safety and Strengthen Consumer Choice by Ending the Ban on Single-use Plastic Shopping Bags

Documents and DispositionLD 425, HP 258Text
LD 425
HP 258
Printed Document PDF MS-Word Document
Fiscal Status
Fiscal Impact
Fiscal Note PDFFiscal Note

Final DispositionAccepted Majority (ONTP) Report, Apr 5, 2023

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Amendments to LD 425

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Status In Committee

Referred to Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on Feb 2, 2023.
Latest Committee Action: Reported Out, Mar 28, 2023, ONTP/OTP
Latest Committee Report: Mar 28, 2023; ENR, MAJ: Ought Not To Pass; ENR, MIN: Ought To Pass


Committee Docket
Mar 8, 2023Work Session Held 
Mar 8, 2023VotedDivided Report
Mar 28, 2023Reported OutONTP/OTP

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Divided Reports
ReportReport Signer
MAJ - Ought Not To PassSenator Stacy Brenner of Cumberland, Chair
 Representative Lori Gramlich of Old Orchard Beach, Chair
 Representative Art Bell of Yarmouth
 Representative William Bridgeo of Augusta
 Senator Anne Carney of Cumberland
 Representative Victoria Doudera of Camden
 Representative Daniel Hobbs of Wells
 Representative Maggie O'Neil of Saco
MIN - Ought To PassRepresentative Dick Campbell of Orrington
 Senator Peter Lyford of Penobscot
 Representative Tammy Schmersal-Burgess of Mexico
 Representative Mike Soboleski of Phillips
 Representative David Woodsome of Waterboro
Affected Statute Titles and Sections

None listed at this time.