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More Than 900 New State Laws Hitting The Books In 2015

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.

12/28/2014

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Governor Brown OKs Plastic Bag Ban

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

09/30/2014

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Lawmakers Approve Statewide Ban On 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.

08/29/2014

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Sacramento City Council To Consider Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban

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.

05/28/2013

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Bill Seeks To Ban Plastic Bags At Calif. 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.

04/15/2013

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Sacramento Considering Banning Stores From Using Plastic Bags

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.

02/18/2013

Davis Shying Away From Plastic Bag Ban

One of the greenest communities in Northern California is pulling back from a recent statewide environmental push to ban plastic bags.

07/01/2011