Bill Summary

HB 321 Release of Balloons (2024 Session)
Release of Balloons: Revises prohibition on release of certain balloons to delete specified timeframe & number of balloons; deletes exemption from such prohibition for certain biodegradable or photodegradable balloons; provides that person who violates prohibition commits noncriminal infraction of littering; revises penalty for such violation; deletes provision authorizing petitions to enjoin release of balloons. Effective Date: July 1, 2024
11/02/23
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Filed
11/13/23
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Referred to Agriculture, Conservation & Resiliency Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Infrastructure Strategies Committee
11/13/23
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Now in Agriculture, Conservation & Resiliency Subcommittee
12/05/23
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On Committee agenda - Agriculture, Conservation & Resiliency Subcommittee, 12/12/23, 3:30 pm, 404 H
12/12/23
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Favorable with CS by Agriculture, Conservation & Resiliency Subcommittee; 14 Yeas, 0 Nays
12/13/23
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Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed
12/18/23
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Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
01/26/24
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On Committee agenda - Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 01/30/24, 3:00 pm, 404 H
01/30/24
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Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; 16 Yeas, 0 Nays
01/31/24
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Now in Infrastructure Strategies Committee
02/06/24
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On Committee agenda - Infrastructure Strategies Committee, 02/08/24, 8:00 am, 404 H
02/08/24
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Favorable by Infrastructure Strategies Committee; 23 Yeas, 0 Nays
02/08/24
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Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
02/12/24
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Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/15/24
02/15/24
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Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 114 Yeas / 1 Nay)
02/15/24
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In Messages
02/16/24
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Received; Referred to Fiscal Policy
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Filed on 11/02/23
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Amendment 576075 DE
Filed on 12/11/23
Adopted
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Filed on 12/13/23
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No amendments to this bill text filed.
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