The press conference will be on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. on the South Steps of the State Capitol.
"We have a broad coalition of environmental and industry groups who have joined me to support SB 405. We know that single-use plastic bags harm the environment. Many cities and counties throughout California have already taken the lead on this issue and enacted local ordinances banning single-use bags. It’s time we enact a statewide phase-out,” added Senator Alex Padilla.