Under consideration by State Legislators to ban single-use plastic disposable shopping bags throughout the State of Indiana.  
February 2016 
Notes: 2/22/2016 This bill passed the house on party line vote of 61-32 on January 25. The measure passed out of the Senate Commerce and Technology Committee on February 11 by 6-4 vote and on February 23rd reading passed the Senate 38 to 12 vote, the bill is now returned to the House. 1/19/2016 Prohibits local governments from regulating the manufacture, distribution, sale or use of paper or plastic bags, or other "auxiliary containers". Currently passed the House Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform
Relevant Links
Ask An Environmentalist: If we're ditching plastic straws, why hasn’t Indiana banned plastic bags?​ - March 20, 2019
Bloomington group outraged at Indiana’s prohibition on “plastic bag bans” - March 25, 2016

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