SB 1159 (Calderon, 2011-12) Plastic Bag Recycling

SB 1159 would require supermarkets to distribute plastic bags that are labeled with a prominent recycling reminder.

Position and Status
CAW was watching this bill which is now considered dead. It was in the Senate Environmental Quality committee and failed to pass the June 1 deadline.

SB 1159 requires that, starting July 2013, supermarkets will distribute plastic bags with a 1-inch high, bold font, label "Please Recycle This Bag."It is an urgency statute.

CAW Staff Contacts.
Sue Vang (916) 443-5422

Current Language, Analyses and Votes.