California Proposition 65, Dedication of Revenue from Disposable Bag Sales to Wildlife Conservation Fund

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Proposition 65: Carry-Out Bags. Charges. Initiative Statute.

Proposition 65 Ballot Summary:

  • Redirects money collected by grocery and certain other retail stores through sale of carryout bags, whenever any state law bans free distribution of a particular kind of carryout bag and mandates the sale of any other kind of carryout bag.
  • Requires stores to deposit bag sale proceeds into a special fund administered by the Wildlife Conservation Board to support specified categories of environmental projects.
  • Provides for Board to develop regulations implementing law.

A “Yes” vote means: 

A “yes” vote is a vote in favor of redirecting money collected from the sale of carry-out bags by grocery or other retail stores to a special fund administered by the Wildlife Conservation Board.

A “No” vote means: 

A “no” vote is a vote against redirecting money collected from the sale of carry-out bags by grocery or other retail stores to a special fund administered by the Wildlife Conservation Board.

You can read more about California Proposition 65 here.

Source: Ballotpedia

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