Florida Bill Would Prevent Bans On Plastic Straws For Next Five Years
By Space Coast Daily // May 2, 2019
bill passed the Senate on a 24-15 vote
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (FOX 35) – Florida’s local governments wouldn’t be able to ban plastic straws for the next five years under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis.
The bill passed the Senate on a 24-15 vote Tuesday.
It also requires a study of local straw bans that have already been enacted in Florida, including the information governments relied on to make their decisions.
A legislative analysis of the bill lists 10 Florida cities that have enacted straw bans, including Miami Beach, St. Petersburg and Fort Lauderdale.
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