Illinois SB 3442 - Bad Bag Legislation Defeated


Chapter: Chicago
State: IL
Country: USA
Theme: Plastic Pollution
Launch Date: April 20 2012
Completion Date: August 26 2012
Status: Victory

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed a bill in August 2012 that would have required plastic bag manufacturers to set up collection and recycling programs while preempting towns and cities from adopting bag ordinance, calling it a “roadblock” for local communities to make their own choices.