Iowa Bag Legislations

Statewide Legislation

Status Pending
Status Date September 05, 2020
Reusable Definition 9/5/2020 Just got assigned to a committee
Ordinance HF2332
Notes Build with Bags - to encourage recycling.
Updated October 16, 2020

Marshall

Status Approved
Status Date September 30, 2008
Plastic Summary
Details:
  • Banned
Paper Summary
Requirements:
  • 100% Min Recyclable
  • 40% Min PCW
Reusable Definition A reusable bag is defined as a bag with handles and designed for multiple reuse (1) made of cloth or other machine washable fabric.
Stores Affected Retail or Wholesale Store means any retail or wholesale establishment found within the unincorporated area of Marshall County that sells merchandise and is one of the following: (1) a supermarket (2) a pharmacy and (3) a business holding a food service license issued by the State of Iowa.
Fees None
Comply Date April 09, 2009
Ordinance 30
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Updated October 02, 2019

Statewide Legislation

Status Pending
Status Date February 01, 2021
Plastic Summary
Details:
  • e bill requires the department of natural resources to collect from manufacturers a fee of 5 cents for every single-use plastic bag or single-use container sold in or sold into the state.
Fees .05
Ordinance HF320
Notes The bill defines “carryout bag”, “consumer product”, “container”, “food service establishment”, “manufacturer”, “plastic”, “reusable grocery bag”, “single-use”, and “single-use plastic straw”. The bill requires the department of natural resources to collect from manufacturers a fee of 5 cents for every single-use plastic bag or single-use container sold in or sold into the state. The department shall deposit fees collected into the water quality protection fund. The bill requires each manufacturer to keep a record of all single-use carryout bags or single-use containers sold in or sold into this state and to make records available at all times for inspection by the department.
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Updated July 19, 2021

Statewide Legislation

Status Pending
Status Date March 05, 2021
Ordinance HF776
Notes H.F. 776 Section 1. Section 8A.311, Code 2021, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION . 24. a. For purposes of this subsection, “single-use plastic product” includes any of the following: (1) Plastic bags.
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Updated July 19, 2021

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