NEW: Senator John Wiik authors “preemptive legislation” on plastic bans  (Audio)

January 21, 2020
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.—Big Stone City Senator John Wiik has introduced a bill he’s calling, “preemptive legislation.”

Senate Bill 54 would prevent local government entities in South Dakota from banning plastic bags and plastic straws—bans that HAVE occurred in other parts of the country.

Wiik explains why he became involved in authoring this bill….

He says early indications are the bill will get a favorable reception in Pierre….

The first stop for the bill is the Senate Commerce Committee.