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    Status Pending
    Ordinance SB131, D 1048
    Notes SB 131: Prohibits use of single-use checkout bags except in cases of voucher users, for items marked with protected health or other confidential information, and for fresh meat or seafood packed in ice. D 1048: Prohibits use of single-use checkout bags except certain cases. Prohibits local governments from imposing charges on checkout bags or other bags provided to customers. Repeals statute requiring retail establishments that offer plastic bags to customers to also offer paper bags.
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    Updated March 20, 2013
    Ashlandtop
    Status Approved
    Status Date 05/06/2014
    Plastic Summary Requirements: 4.0 thick and Specific ID requirements.
    Paper Summary "Recyclable Paper Bag" means a paper bag that meets all of the following requirements: a) Is 100% recyclable and contains a minimum of 40% post-consumer recycled content; b) Is capable of composting consistent with the timeline and specifications of the ASTM Standard.
    Reusable Definition Reusable bag means a bag made of cloth or other material with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for long term multiple reuses and is made of a natural or synthetic fabric, is washable or otherwise able to be sanitized or, if plastic, has a minimum plastic thickness of 4.0 mils.
    Stores Affected Retail establishment is any store or vendor located within or doing business within the geographical limits of the city that sells or offers for sale goods at retail.
    Fees Paper Fee: $0.10 per bag
    Comply Date 11/06/2014
    Ordinance 3094
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    Updated March 02, 2018
    City of Manzanitatop
    Status Approved
    Status Date 09/05/2017
    Plastic Summary Banned
    Paper Summary Requirements: 100% recyclable
    Stores Affected
    Any store or vendor located within or doing business within the geographical limits of the city that sells or offers for sale goods at retail. Any retail establishment, shop, restaurant, sales outlet or other commercial establishment located within or doing business within the geographical limits of the city, which provides ...view more or nonperishable goods for sale to the public. view less
    Comply Date 11/06/2017
    Ordinance 17-04
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    Updated September 18, 2017
    Corvallistop
    Status Approved
    Status Date 07/02/2012
    Plastic Summary Requirements: Durable plastic that is a least 2.25 mil. thick.
    Paper Summary Requirements: 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of PCW.
    Reusable Definition Reusable bag means a bag that with handles that made of cloth or machine washable material or made of a durable plastic that is at least 2.25 mils thick.
    Stores Affected
    Retail Establishment - means any store, shop, sales outlet, or vendor located within City of Corvallis that sells goods at retail. Retail Establishment does not include any establishment where the primary business is the preparation of food or drink: a) For consumption by the public; b) in a form or ...view more that is consumable then and there, whether or not it is consumed within the confines of the place where prepared; or c) in consumable form or consumption outside the place where prepared. view less
    Fees Paper Fee: not less than $0.05 per bag.
    Comply Date 01/01/2013
    Ordinance 2012-13
    Notes Companies with more than 50 employees the comply date is 01/01/2013. Companies with less than 50 employees the comply date is 07/01/2013.
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    Updated July 02, 2012
    Eugenetop
    Status Approved
    Status Date 10/22/2012
    Plastic Summary Requirements: durable plastic that is a least 4.00 mil. thick
    Paper Summary Requirements: 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of PCW
    Reusable Definition Reusable bag means a bag that with handles that made of cloth or machine washable material or made of a durable plastic that is at least 4.00 mils thick.
    Stores Affected Retail Establishment. Any store or vendor located within and doing business within the geographic limits of the city that sells or offers for sale goods at retail.
    Fees Paper Fee: not less than $0.05 per bag
    Comply Date 05/01/2013
    Ordinance 20498
    Notes 5/23/2013 Note, the city is considering removing the fee on paper bags. Update expected in June. 2012 this summer drafting ban
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    Updated September 16, 2013
    Forest Grovetop
    Status Approved
    Status Date 06/13/2016
    Plastic Summary Requirements: durable plastic that is a least 4.00 mil. thick
    Paper Summary "Recyclable Paper Bag" means a paper bag that meets all of the following requirements: a) Is 100% recyclable and contains a minimum of 40% post-consumer recycled content; b) Is capable of composting consistent with the timeline and specifications of the ASTM Standard.
    Reusable Definition "Reusable bag" means a bag that with handles that made of cloth or machine washable material or made of a durable plastic that is at least 4.00 mils thick.
    Stores Affected Any store or vendor located within and doing business within the geographic limits of the city that sells or offers for sale goods at retail.
    Fees Paper Fee: not less than $0.05 per bag
    Comply Date 07/23/2016
    Ordinance 2/16/2012
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    Updated March 02, 2018
    Hood Rivertop
    Status Approved
    Status Date 01/09/2017
    Plastic Summary Requirements: 2.25 mil. thick.
    Paper Summary "Recyclable Paper Bag" means a paper bag that meets all of the following requirements: a) Is 100% recyclable and contains a minimum of 40% post-consumer recycled content; b) Is capable of composting consistent with the timeline and specifications of the ASTM Standard.
    Reusable Definition "Reusable Bag" means a bag with handles that is either: a) Made of cloth or other machine washable material, or a) Made of cloth or other machine washable material, or b) Made of durable plastic that is at least 2.25 mils thick.
    Stores Affected
    "Retail Establishment" means any store, shop, sales outlet, or vendor located within the City of Hood River that sells goods at retail. Retail Establishment does not include any establishment where the primary business is the preparation of food or drink: a) For consumption by the public; b) In a form ...view more quantity that is consumable then and there, whether or not it is consumed within the confines of the place where prepared; or c) In consumable form for consumption outside the place where prepared. view less
    Fees $0.05 for paper, reasonable price for reusable
    Comply Date 07/01/2017
    Ordinance 2030
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    Updated March 02, 2018
    Manzanitatop
    Status Approved
    Status Date 09/05/2017
    Plastic Summary Requirements: 4.0 mils thick
    Paper Summary A paper bag that is 100% recyclable
    Reusable Definition A bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for long-term multiple reuse and is made of cloth or other machine washable fabric, or made of durable plastic that is at least 4.0 mils thick.
    Stores Affected Any store or vendor located within or doing business within the geographical limits of the city that sells or offers for sale goods at retail.
    Comply Date 11/06/2017
    Ordinance Bill 17-04
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    Updated March 02, 2018
    McMinnvilletop
    Status Approved
    Status Date 02/14/2017
    Paper Summary Requirements: 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of PCW
    Reusable Definition "Reusable bag" means a bag that with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is made of durable material specifically designed for multiple reuse.
    Stores Affected Any store or vendor located within or doing business within the geographical limits of the city that sells or offers for sale goods at retail.
    Comply Date 03/14/2018
    Ordinance Bill 5018
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    Updated March 02, 2018
    Milwauketop
    Status Approved
    Status Date 08/21/2018
    Plastic Summary Requirements: 4.0 mils thick
    Paper Summary Recycled paper bag means a paper checkout bag provided by a retail establishment or food provider to customers, meeting the following requirements: l. Contains a minimum of 40 percent recycled content;
    Reusable Definition "Reusable bag" means a bag with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for long-term multiple reuse and is 1. Made of cloth or other machine washable fabric; or 2. Made of durable plastic that is at least 4.0 mils thick.
    Stores Affected "Retail establishment" means any sole proprietorship, partnership, limited partnership, family. limited partnership, joint venture, association, cooperative, trust, estate, corporation, personal holding company, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or any other form of organization located within the City that sells or offers for sale goods to a customer.
    Comply Date 03/01/2019
    Ordinance 2162
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    Updated November 13, 2018
    Newporttop
    Status Inactive
    Notes 5/23 Newport held a vote on a City Council's referendum to ban plastic bags and impose a fee on paper bags. Newport Oregon voters opposed the ordinance. Currently following next steps.
    Updated January 04, 2018
    Portlandtop
    Status Approved
    Status Date 07/16/2010
    Plastic Summary Requirements: 4.0 thick and Specific ID requirements.
    Paper Summary Requirements: no old growth fiber, 100% recyclable, 40% minimum of PCW and specific ID requirements.
    Reusable Definition Reusable bag means a bag that with handles that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse and is made of durable material specifically designed for multiple reuse.
    Stores Affected
    "Retail Establishment" means any sole proprietorship, partnership, limited partnership, family limited partnership, joint venture, association, cooperative, trust, estate, corporation, personal holding company, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or other form of organization located within the City that sells or offers for sale goods to a customer. "Grocery Store" means ...view more business in the City with a gross annual receipts of $2,000,000 or greater, offering for sale items of food and perishable items as well as other household goods and supplies. "Food provider" means any person in the City that provides prepared food for public consumption on or off its premises and includes, without limitation, any retail establishment, shop, sales outlet, restaurant, grocery store, delicatessen, or catering truck or vehicle. New amendment on 11/18/2012 changed and added more retails. view less
    Fees None
    Comply Date 10/15/2011
    Ordinance 185737 and 184759
    Notes New amendment on 11/18/2012 changed and added more retails. Effective October 15, 2011, large grocery and retailers with pharmacies, no single use plastic bags. No restrictions on paper.
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    Updated September 11, 2013
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