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17.103.040 Checkout Bag Regulation.

A.  As of March 1, 2013, the following shall provide only recycled paper bags or reusable bags as checkout bags to customers:

1.   Grocery stores; or,

2.  Retail establishments or food providers with greater than 10,000 square feet in specific store size.

B.  As of October 1, 2013, all retail establishments and food providers shall provide only recycled paper bags or reusable bags as checkout bags to customers.

C.  Violators of the requirements of Subsection 17.103.040 A. shall be subject to penalties as set forth in Section 17.103.050.