California Senate Rejects Bag Ban, Passes Expanded Bottle Bill

California’s state Senate voted down a statewide bag ban bill but passed an expanded version of its bottle bill.

Senate Bill 405, which would have banned plastic bags across the state, failed by a vote of 18-17. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Alex Padilla, needed 21 votes to pass.

http://waste360.com/state-and-local/california-senate-rejects-bag-ban-passes-expanded-bottle-bill?NL=WST-02&Issue=WST-02_20130612_WST-02_447&YM_RID=arendtjo@uwgb.edu&YM_MID=1399088&sfvc4enews=42

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