AB 161

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Passed Assembly May 23, 2019
  • Senate
  • Governor

Solid waste: paper waste: proofs of purchase.

Abstract

Existing law prohibits certain stores from providing a single-use carryout bag to a customer at the point of sale and prohibits full-service restaurants from providing single-use plastic straws to consumers unless requested by the consumer. This bill would require a business, as defined, that accepts payment through cash, credit, or debit transactions, subject to certain exceptions, to provide a proof of purchase to a consumer only at the consumer's option and would prohibit a business from printing a paper proof of purchase if the consumer opts to not receive a proof of purchase, unless otherwise required by state or federal law. The bill would prohibit a paper proof of purchase provided to a consumer by a business from containing bisphenol A or bisphenol S, and from including items not essential to the transaction, including, but not limited to, coupons or advertisements. The bill would specify that the first and 2nd violations of any of those provisions would result in a notice of violation and any subsequent violation would be punishable by a civil penalty of $25 for each day the business is in violation, but not to exceed an annual total of $300. The bill would authorize the Attorney General, a district attorney, or a city attorney to enforce those provisions. The bill would make these provisions operative on January 1, 2022.

Bill Sponsors (5)

Philip Y. Ting

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 19
Author

Henry I. Stern

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 27
Principal Coauthor

David Chiu

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 17
Coauthor

Mark Stone

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 29
Coauthor

Scott D. Wiener

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 11
Coauthor

Votes


Actions


Aug 30, 2019

Senate

In committee: Held under submission.

Aug 12, 2019

Senate

In committee: Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR. suspense file. APPR

Jul 03, 2019

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (July 3). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Com. on APPR.

Jun 27, 2019

Senate

Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on EQ.

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
Com. on EQ.

Jun 26, 2019

Senate

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on EQ. (Ayes 7. Noes 2.) (June 25).

Jun 06, 2019

Senate

Referred to Coms. on JUD. and EQ.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on JUD. and EQ.

May 24, 2019

Senate

In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

May 23, 2019

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 43. Noes 24. Page 1891.)

May 20, 2019

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

May 17, 2019

Assembly

Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.

Assembly

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 10. Noes 7.) (May 16).

May 16, 2019

Assembly

Joint Rule 62(a), file notice suspended. (Page 1760.)

May 15, 2019

Assembly

In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR. suspense file. APPR

May 13, 2019

Assembly

Joint Rule 62(a), file notice suspended. (Page 1609.)

May 08, 2019

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

May 07, 2019

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Read second time and amended.

May 01, 2019

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Apr 30, 2019

Assembly

Read second time and amended.

Apr 29, 2019

Assembly

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 4.) (April 23).

Apr 03, 2019

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on P. & C.P.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on P. & C.P.

Apr 02, 2019

Assembly

Read second time and amended.

Apr 01, 2019

Assembly

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on P. & C.P. (Ayes 6. Noes 3.) (March 25).

Mar 20, 2019

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on NAT. RES.

Mar 19, 2019

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. Read second time and amended.

Jan 24, 2019

Assembly

Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on NAT. RES.

Jan 08, 2019

Assembly

From printer. May be heard in committee February 7.

Jan 07, 2019

Assembly

Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
AB161 HTML
01/07/19 - Introduced PDF
03/19/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
04/02/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
04/30/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
05/07/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
05/17/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
06/27/19 - Amended Senate PDF

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