This confusion is so widespread that some states, including California and Michigan, have gone so far as to issue official statements informing the public that the requirements do not originate from the state or local government, but from the retail establishments themselves. Georgia could do the same, but relevant organizations like the Georgia Alcohol Dealers Association could also address this issue without any need for government intervention; the intended result would not necessarily be the banning of bags, but the elimination of widespread forced bagging and the notion that establishments need to supply bags.
From Plastic Bags to Taking the Tennessee River: Counting Down the Top 5 Issues from the 2015 Georgia Legislative Session
Now that the 2015 Georgia Legislative Session is officially over, let’s take a look at the top 5 most significant issues/bills to emerge in the land use and environmental arenas. Please visit the 2015 […]
This legislative session is quickly approaching its end as this upcoming week will be the final week for lawmakers to resolve quarrels and either pass or kill pending bills. Last week saw […]
The Sixth Week. Collapsing Bridges (Likely), Coastal Marshland Protection (Sort of), and Plastic Bag Bans (Coming Soon!)
A slightly altered version of the Transportation Funding Act of 2015 (TFA) moved closer to reaching a full vote in the House, two new cities were officially proposed, a buffer protection for coastal […]