Skip to comments.California Assembly set to vote on statewide bag ban this week (California Is in the Sack)
Posted on 06/03/2010 9:10:11 AM PDT by Andrea19
...Its hard to imagine California becoming even less business friendly, but that would be the result if AB 1998 is passed. In addition to creating a whole new series of regulatory hurdles and bureaucratic red tape for businesses to contend with, this bill would create what amounts to a veritable reusable bag Gestapo, authorized to go around to supermarkets and retailers to test reusable bags in order to make sure they meet the requirements of AB 1998 and assess penalties and fines.
This bill, in conjunction with the billions in higher taxes Assembly Democrats have called for, is sending a clear message to employers (both present and prospective) that California is not a good place start a business, invest, or create jobs and only looks to get worse based on the proposals coming out of Sacramento.
Friday is the deadline by which all bills must be passed out of their chamber of origin. So if the Assembly doesnt pass AB 1998 this week, its dead...
Read more: http://www.atr.org/california-assembly-set-vote-statewide-bag-a5009#ixzz0po4st7cR
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California must have no better things to do. /sarc
That is not their goal. They’re too busy feeling good about themselves to let a litle reality stand in their way.
Do give them any bags, screw em!
One more nail to make sure that lid never opens.
Pray for America
So much for “pro-choice”...
The only good news I see in this is Dollars flowing from CA to Port Townsend, the paper bag paper mill re-opened there under chapter 11 a couple of years ago.
Funny, If it is really as bad as they say, wouldn’t it be better to assess a 1 cent tax on every piece of LEGAL SIZED PAPER sold in the State, and then a 5 cent non-redeemable deposit on every single sheet of LEGAL SIZE PIECE OF PAPER for landfill abatement. Put every Lawyer out of business overnight. That will save California. Government and Law Firms use 80% of all paper consumed in the US.
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