New laws are hitting the books in California on January 1, 2015. They involve everything from drivers’ licenses to plastic bags. More than 900 new state laws headed your way.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
Lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
A subcommittee will discuss the proposed ban at a meeting today. Under the proposal, single-use plastic shopping bags would no longer be allowed at large grocery and convenience stores.
Grocery stores, convenience stores and pharmacies would be banned from giving out single-use plastic bags under legislation being considered in the state Legislature.
That familiar crinkle shoppers hear at the grocery store may become a thing of the past in Sacramento with the city considering banning plastic bags.
One of the greenest communities in Northern California is pulling back from a recent statewide environmental push to ban plastic bags.