North Carolina


    Barrier Islandstop
    Status Repealed
    Updated September 19, 2019
    Status Pending
    Reusable Definition "Reusable carryout bag" means a carryout bag that is designed and manufactured for multiple uses and is: (A) made of cloth or other machine-washable fabric that has stitched handles; or (B) a polypropylene bag that has stitched handles.
    Stores Affected
    "Retail establishment" means any person, corporation, partnership, business venture, or vendor that sells or provides merchandise, goods, or materials directly to a customer, whether for or not for profit, including but not limited to restaurants, pharmacies, convenience and grocery stores, liquor stores, seasonal and temporary businesses, jewelry stores, clothing stores, ...view more household goods stores, but excluding bazaars or special events operated by a nonprofit organization or religious institution. view less
    Fees $0.10 per bag
    Notes Exempt from fee: (1) Food banks, soup kitchens, and other hunger relief organizations are exempt from the requirements of subsection (b). (2) A retail establishment may not charge for a carryout bag in any transaction in which purchases are made with state or federal supplemental nutrition assistance programs, commonly known as food stamps, food coupons or other type of allotment issued under 7 U.S.C. 20112036, or with food instruments, food vouchers, or other type of certificate issued under 42 U.S.C. 1786 (Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children), or other similar programs.
    Updated September 19, 2019
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