New Bill Would Pre-Empt Local Plastic Bag Bans

On the heels of Cuyahoga County’s action to prohibit the use of plastic shopping bags — as well as the Columbus suburb of Bexley outlawing plastic bags, straws, and cutlery — the Ohio House this week heard sponsor testimony on House Bill 242.

The OMA and other business groups have been supporters of this legislation in the past. 5/30/2019