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Connecticut - Bag Legislation

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Statewide Legislation

Status Pending
Ordinance HB6313
Notes Notes: As of March 2, 2017 Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office. 1/25/2016 State Senator T Kennedy Jr. plans to bring back his bag bill in the CT Joint EnvironmentCommittee in 2016 session. This would include a $0.05 fee on plastic bags until 2017, and then banning them outright in 2018.
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Updated March 03, 2017


Status Approved
Status Date 09/03/2008
Plastic Summary Requirements: 2.25 thick and Specific ID requirements.
Paper Summary Requirements: no old growth fiber, 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of PCW and specific ID requirements.
Reusable Definition A bag with handles that is specially designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is (1) made of cloth or fabric and /or (2) made of durable plastic that is at least 2.25 mil thick.
Stores Affected
Retail sales means the transfer to a customer of goods in exchange for payment occurring in a retail store, sidewalk sales, farmers; markets, flea markets and restaurants. The term "retail sales" does not include sales of goods at yard sales, tag sales, other sales by residents at their home, and ...view more by non-profit organizations. view less
Fees None
Compliance Date 07/01/2008
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Updated April 20, 2012


Status Inactive
Notes Since 2010
Updated March 03, 2017
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