California to Vote on Bag-Fee Measure

The natural resource committee of the California Assembly is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would impose a mandatory fee of 25 cents on the distribution of single-use plastic shopping bags at all groceries and pharmacies statewide.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The natural resource committee of the California Assembly is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would impose a mandatory fee of 25 cents on the distribution of single-use plastic shopping bags at all groceries and pharmacies statewide. The money raised would be directed back to local governments on a per-capita basis for litter prevention and reduction efforts. According to Heal the Bay, an environmental group supporting the measure, the bill would be one of the most

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