Wisconsin Bag Legislations

Statewide Legislation

Status Pending
Notes Notes: 2/16/2016 AB 730 passed out of the Assembly by a vote of 63-35. The bill has now been referred to the Senate Committee on Elections and Local Government. 1/15/2016 Prohibits local regulation of auxiliary containers which includes paper, and plastic bags, cardboard, corrugated material, plastic and other packaging used to transport or protect merchandise, food or beverages. In Assembly; Introduced; Read first time and referred to Committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Updated October 02, 2019

Eua Claire

Status Approved
Status Date March 05, 2014
Reusable Definition This is not a bag ban- it is a reduction plan in 4 phases. The predevelopment phase is currently being undertaken. The education fee must be implemented by 1/1/2015. The incentive plan is implemented in 1/1/2017. If within the next year the reduction goals are not met, they will add a fee to plastic bags in 2018.
Comply Date January 01, 2018
Ordinance 2014-75
Updated October 02, 2019

Madison

Status Mandatory Recycling Program
Notes Bill requires city residents to recycle plastic bags.
Updated October 02, 2019

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