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Ting Introduces “Skip the Slip” Legislation To Phase-Out Paper Receipts in California

“Paper receipts have become obsolete in the digital age, wasting valuable natural resources and putting the health of consumers and retail workers at potential risk when exposed to their chemical contents. Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) today introduced AB 161, Skip the Slip legislation that makes electronic receipts the default practice when making a purchaseBusinesses in the state would have to provide customers e-receipts by 2022, unless a hard copy is specifically requested.”