Proposed H.B. No. 5571
Session Year 2023
 


AN ACT CONCERNING REDUCING PLASTICS AND DEVELOPING CONNECTICUT'S ECONOMY IN THE RECYCLABLE AND COMPOSTABLE PACKAGING SECTOR.

To decrease consumption of single-use plastic products, improve consumer understanding of what is recyclable or compostable and what is not and develop a robust Connecticut industry to manufacture, market and distribute viable, environmentally sound alternatives to petroleum-based plastics.

Introduced by:
Rep. Christine Palm, 36th Dist.
Rep. Aimee Berger-Girvalo, 111th Dist.
Rep. Brandon Chafee, 33rd Dist.
Rep. Josh Elliott, 88th Dist.
Rep. Kate Farrar, 20th Dist.
Rep. Jillian Gilchrest, 18th Dist.
Rep. Eleni Kavros DeGraw, 17th Dist.
Rep. Corey P. Paris, 145th Dist.
Rep. John-Michael Parker, 101st Dist.

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 1/18/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

Co-sponsors of HB-5571

Rep. David Michel, 146th Dist.
Rep. Hector Arzeno, 151st Dist.
Rep. Lucy Dathan, 142nd Dist.
Rep. Jennifer Leeper, 132nd Dist.
Rep. Gary A. Turco, 27th Dist.

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