WEST virginia legislature
2019 regular session
House Bill 2555
By Delegate Doyle, Estep-Burton, Angelucci, Brown, S., Evans and Pyles
[Introduced January 21, 2019; Referred
to the Committee on Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development then the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §22-15-24, relating to the banning of plastic bags.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 15. SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT.
§22-15-24. Elimination of light plastic bags.
Beginning on July 1, 2019, all retail establishments shall cease the use of plastic bags used for consumer purchases.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to ban plastic bags.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.