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SB19-243

Prohibit Food Establishments' Use Of Polystyrene

Concerning a prohibition against a retail food establishment's distribution of an expanded polystyrene product for use as a container for ready-to-eat food intended for off-premises consumption.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

Effective January 1, 2024, the bill prohibits a retail food establishment from distributing an expanded polystyrene product for use as a container for off-premises ready-to-eat food in the state. The executive director of the department of public health and environment or the executive director's designee may, through the attorney general, seek injunctive relief against a retail food establishment that violates the prohibition.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

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Introduced
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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. M. Foote, Sen. D. Moreno
Rep. L. Cutter, Rep. J. Singer

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