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Law Status
Approved
Status Date
Locations
Reusable Definition

Any bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple uses, minimum lifetime capacity of 125 or more uses, carry 22 or more pounds over a distance of at least 175 feet, has a minimum volume of 15 liters, made of cloth or other machine washable fabric, Shall not contain lead, cadmium, or any other heavy metal in toxic amounts. Or made of other durable material including plastic at least 2.25 thick.

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Yes
Stores Affected

Store is defined as: (1) A Supermarket, which means a full line, self service retail store with gross annual sales of two million dollars ($20,000), or more, that sells a line of dry grocery, canned goods, or non food items and some perishable items; (2) Large Stores means over 10,000 square feet of retail space that generates sales or use tax pursuant to the Bradley-Burns Uniform Local Sales and Use Tax Law ( Part 1.5(commencing section 7200) of Division 2 of the Revenue And Taxation Code) (3) Pharmacy means any retail store, which prescriptions, medications, controlled or over the counter drugs, person care products or health supplement goods or vitamins are sold and is licensed pursuant to Chapter 9 (commencing the section 4000) of Division 2 of the Business of Professions Code; or (4) Convenience Store means an entity engaged in the retail sale of limited line of goods that includes milk, bread, soda and snack foods, including those stores with a Type 20 and 21 license issued by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

Fees
Paper Fee: $0.10 per bag starting 8/1/2014
Comply Date
Ordinance
1434
Law Text Details
Notes

11/21/2013 Held meeting on 11/21, scheduled 2nd reading of the ordinance for 12/4/2013. 9/5/2013 Approved its first reading of the ordinance- waiting on date for second reading.

Law Text Files

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