It’s the law: Oklahoma prohibits plastic bag bans by cities, counties

It’s the law: Oklahoma prohibits plastic bag bans by cities, counties
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[Ed. – No bans, no fines, no nothing.  Don’t even think about it.]

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) has reportedly signed a law banning bans and fines on plastic bags.

“I want to make sure I make it easy for industry to do business in Oklahoma,” Stitt said at the bill-signing on Tuesday, according to KFOR in Oklahoma City.

The bill blocks municipalities from banning or putting a tax on auxiliary containers made of plastic, cloth, paper, cardboard, aluminum and glass, the station noted, adding that Stitt stressed regulatory consistency in signing the measure. …

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The legislation, which was approved by the state House and Senate, comes shortly after Norman, Okla., announced plans to put a 5 cent tax on single-use plastic bags.

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