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File #: O-9-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 2/10/2020 In control: Housing and Human Welfare
On agenda: 2/10/2020 Final action:
Title: Comprehensive Bag Reduction - For the purpose of defining certain terms; prohibiting dealers from supplying customers with plastic bags for use as checkout bags; requiring paper bags contain recycled content; providing for the applicability of the Chapter; imposing a surcharge on certain checkout bags; imposing interest and certain civil penalties on dealers who fail to make timely remittances of the surcharge; setting forth prohibited conduct by dealers; providing enforcement measures; requiring an annual report to the Mayor and City Council; providing an effective date; and generally relating to checkout bags.
Sponsors: Rob Savidge, Elly Tierney, Ross Arnett, Dajuan K. Gay, Marc Rodriguez
Indexes: Environmental Matters Committee, Housing and Human Welfare Committee, Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-9-20 Plastic Bag Ordinance First Reader.pdf, 2. O-9-20 Fiscal Impact Note.pdf, 3. O-9-20 Staff Report Revised.pdf, 4. O-9-20 Amendment 1 Savidge.pdf, 5. O-9-20 Office of Law MEMO-022820.pdf
Title
Comprehensive Bag Reduction - For the purpose of defining certain terms; prohibiting dealers from supplying customers with plastic bags for use as checkout bags; requiring paper bags contain recycled content; providing for the applicability of the Chapter; imposing a surcharge on certain checkout bags; imposing interest and certain civil penalties on dealers who fail to make timely remittances of the surcharge; setting forth prohibited conduct by dealers; providing enforcement measures; requiring an annual report to the Mayor and City Council; providing an effective date; and generally relating to checkout bags.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 9-20

Introduced by: Alderman Savidge
Co-sponsored by: Alderwoman Tierney, Alderman Arnett,
Alderman Gay, and Alderman Rodriguez

Referred to
Environmental Matters Committee
Housing and Human Welfare Committee

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Comprehensive Bag Reduction

FOR the purpose of defining certain terms; prohibiting dealers from supplying customers with plastic bags for use as checkout bags; requiring paper bags contain recycled content; providing for the applicability of the Chapter; imposing a surcharge on certain checkout bags; imposing interest and certain civil penalties on dealers who fail to make timely remittances of the surcharge; setting forth prohibited conduct by dealers; providing enforcement measures; requiring an annual report to the Mayor and City Council; providing an effective date; and generally relating to checkout bags.


BY adding the following portions to the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2019 Edition
Chapter 10.18 - Plastic Bag Ban
Sections 10.18.010 to 10.18.090


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Title 10 - HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 10.18 - PLASTIC BAG BAN

Section 10.18.010 - Definitions.

IN THIS CHAPTER, THE FOLLOWING WORDS HAVE THE MEA...

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