WEST virginia legislature

2019 regular session

Introduced

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.