Statewide Legislation

Law Status
Status Date
Plastic Summary

Bans plastic bags store and food service

Paper Summary

Non given- bans all paper bags in groocery only

Reusable Definition

10/4/2020 governor signed, 8/24/2020 passed senate and house

Reusable carryout bag means a carryout bag that: (1) is made of polypropylene, PET nonwoven fabric, nylon, cloth, hemp product, or other machine washable fabric; (2) has stitched handles; and (3) is designed and manufactured for multiple reuse

Paper Bag Id Requirements
Stores Affected

(1) no store or food service business shall provide or sell a single-use plastic carryout bag to a customer; and
(2) no grocery store shall provide or sell a single-use paper carryout bag to a customer. Store means any grocery store, convenience store, liquor store, pharmacy, drug store, or other retail establishment. Food service business means a business that sells or provides 4 food for consumption on or off the premises, and includes, but is 5 not limited to, any restaurant, café, delicatessen, coffee shop, 6 convenience store, grocery store, vending truck or cart, food truck, 7 movie theater, or business or institutional cafeteria, including those 8 operated by or on behalf of any governmental entity. Grocery store means a self-service retail establishment that occupies at least 2 [4,500] 2,5002 square feet and that 2 [primarily] 2 10 sells 2 [a full-line of] 2 11 household foodstuffs for off-site 12 consumption, including, but not limited to, fresh produce, meat, 13 poultry, fish, deli products, dairy products, canned foods, dry foods, beverages, baked foods, or prepared foods. 4 14 Grocery store shall 15 not include an establishment that handles only prepackaged food that does not require time or temperature controls for food safety.

Comply Date
SB 864
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