AB 2058: Plastic or reusable?

 
CLCV Supported
Passed Assembly 44-33 (5/28/08)
Held in Senate Appropriations Committee

According to Californians Against Waste, Californians use over 19 billion plastic grocery bags every year (that’s about 10 bags per person per week), creating almost 150,000 tons of waste in landfills and uncollected trash. Grocery bags and other plastic litter are a major source of marine pollution. AB 2058 (Levine) would have prohibited grocery stores from using plastic grocery bags unless they charged 25 cents per bag or showed that they collected and recycled at least 70% of their plastic grocery bags. Revenues from the fee would have been used to clean up plastic litter.

No Senate action was taken on this item.

Assemblymember Party Vote
Anthony Adams R
Bad
Bad
Greg Aghazarian R
Bad
Bad
Joel Anderson R
Bad
Bad
Juan Arambula I
Good
Good
Karen Bass D
Good
Good
Jim Beall D
Good
Good
John Benoit R
Bad
Bad
Patty Berg D
Good
Good
Bill Berryhill R
Bad
Bad
Sam Blakeslee R
Bad
Bad
Julia Brownley D
Good
Good
Anna Caballero D
Good
Good
Charles Calderon D
Good
Good
Wilmer Amina Carter D
Good
Good
Paul Cook R
Bad
Bad
Joe Coto D
Good
Good
Mike Davis D
Good
Good
Hector De La Torre D
Good
Good
Kevin de León D
Good
Good
Mark DeSaulnier D
Good
Good
Mike Duvall R
Bad
Bad
Mervyn Dymally D
Good
Good
Bill Emmerson R
Bad
Bad
Mike Eng D
Good
Good
Noreen Evans D
Good
Good
Mike Feuer D
Good
Good
Felipe Fuentes D
Good
Good
Jean Fuller R
Bad
Bad
Warren Furutani D
Good
Good
Ted Gaines R
Bad
Bad
Cathleen Galgiani D
Bad
Bad
Bonnie Garcia R
Bad
Bad
Martin Garrick R
Bad
Bad
Loni Hancock D
Good
Good
Mary Hayashi D
Good
Good
Edward P. Hernandez D
Not Voting
Not Voting
Jerome Horton D
Bad
Bad
Guy Houston R
Bad
Bad
Bob Huff R
Bad
Bad
Jared Huffman D
Good
Good
Kevin Jeffries R
Bad
Bad
Dave Jones D
Bad
Bad
Dave Jones D
Good
Good
Betty Karnette D
Good
Good
Rick Keene R
Bad
Bad
Paul Krekorian D
Good
Good
John Laird D
Good
Good
Doug LaMalfa R
Bad
Bad
Mark Leno D
Good
Good
Lloyd Levine D
Good
Good
Sally Lieber D
Good
Good
Ted Lieu D
Good
Good
Fiona Ma D
Good
Good
Bill Maze R
Bad
Bad
Tony Mendoza D
Good
Good
Gene Mullin D
Good
Good
Alan Nakanishi R
Bad
Bad
Pedro Nava D
Good
Good
Roger Niello R
Bad
Bad
Fabian Núñez D
Good
Good
Nicole Parra D
Good
Good
George Plescia R
Bad
Bad
Anthony Portantino D
Good
Good
Curren Price D
Good
Good
George Runner R
Bad
Bad
Ira Ruskin D
Good
Good
Mary Salas D
Good
Good
Lori Saldaña D
Good
Good
Jim Silva R
Bad
Bad
Cameron Smyth R
Bad
Bad
Jose Solorio D
Good
Good
Nell Soto D
Excused
Excused
Todd Spitzer R
Bad
Bad
Audra Strickland R
Bad
Bad
Sandré Swanson D
Good
Good
Alberto Torrico D
Good
Good
Van Tran R
Bad
Bad
Mike Villines R
Bad
Bad
Mimi Walters R
Bad
Bad
Lois Wolk D
Not Voting
Not Voting

This item did not end up on the Governor's desk; therefore, he could not sign or veto it.

 
 
 

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