House Auxiliary Container Legislation has First Hearing

House Bill 625, which prohibits a local government from imposing a tax or a fee on auxiliary containers (e.g. plastic bags or foam containers), received its first hearing in the House this week.

The bill’s sponsors, Reps. George Lang (R-West Chester Twp.) and Scott Lipps (R-Franklin), provided testimony which named supporters of the bill including the OMA and a multitude of other business organizations.

The OMA previously testified in support of the companion bill, Senate Bill 210. 5/24/2018