2016 Senate Bill 853

House Roll Call 535: Passed

To preempt local governments from imposing regulations, restrictions or taxes on plastic grocery bags or other "auxiliary containers," defined as a disposable or reusable bag, cup, bottle, or other packaging. Washtenaw County has already imposed a bag tax and reportedly others are considering bans.

62 Yeas / 46 Nays
Republican (58 Yeas / 3 Nays)
Democrat (4 Yeas / 43 Nays)