Senate passes bill limiting regulations of plastic bags


A bill barring local governments from regulating plastic grocery bags and other material easily cleared the Senate on Wednesday.

The Senate passed the bill 27-13, answering calls for the Legislature to bring consistency to state regulations for so-called "auxiliary containers," which include bags, cup, packages, containers and bottles. The bill now goes to the House.

Supporters of the legislation said that when cities try to limit or ban certain types of containers it . . .


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