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House Committee on Energy and CommerceIntroducedApril 22nd, 2010
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Encouraging efforts to reduce the use of paper and plastic bags.
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.