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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedApril 22nd, 2010

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Official Title

Encouraging efforts to reduce the use of paper and plastic bags.

Summary

Calls for states to: (1) establish targets for businesses to reduce distribution of plastic and paper bag use by 40% over the next five years; (2) encourage businesses to adopt consumer credit programs to promote reusable bag use; (3) educate the public about using reusable bags; and (4) facilitate the dissemination of best practices among businesses for reducing single-use retail bag consumption.