AB-2761 (Hart & Lowenthal): Product safety: plastic packaging: Reducing Toxics in Packaging Act

AVFCA Commentary:
Legislation Details
Bill Name: Product safety: plastic packaging: Reducing Toxics in Packaging Act
Bill Number: AB-2761
Bill Author(s): Assembly Member Gregg Hart; Assembly Member Josh Lowenthal
Legislative Session / Year: 2024
State: California
AVFCA Position: Support
Bill Synopsis: This bill would enact the Reducing Toxics in Packaging Act, which would prohibit a person from manufacturing, selling, offering for sale, or distributing in the state plastic packaging that contains certain chemicals.
LegInfo Bill Link: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=202320240AB2761
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Effective Date if Passed: 01/01/2026
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Contact Assembly Member Gregg Hart;  Contact Assembly Member Josh Lowenthal
  1. Take Action Before 5 pm on Monday, April 1!
  2. Submit a letter of support to the Legislative Portal on behalf of your organization, and encourage other organizations to do the same.  These are due before 5 pm on Monday, April 1:
  3. Write a brief letter in your own words asking the Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials to Support AB 2761.  This does not need to be more than a few sentences stating “I Support AB 2761 because ….”.  Be sure to put your letter on your organization’s letterhead and sign it, so that it gets recognized.
  4. Create an account or sign in at https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/
  5. Click “Submit a letter,” enter the bill number (AB 2761), and follow the instructions to upload your letter to the Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials.

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BILL STATUS

Introduced

BILL STATUS DETAIL

Set FOR Hearing ON 16-APR-24 8:30 a.m. (April 10).
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (April 9). Re-referred to Com. on JUD (April 10).
Re-referred to Com. on E.S. & T.M. (04/02/24).
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on E.S. & T.M. Read second time and amended (04/01/24).
Set FOR Hearing ON 09-APR-24 1:30 p.m (03/ 21/24).
Referred to Coms. on E.S. and T.M. and JUD (03/21/24).
From printer. May be heard in committee March 17 (02/16/24).
Read first time. To print (02/15/24).

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