Agenda Item 1
March 31, 2011
Michael Faden, Senior Legislative Attorney
Bill 8-11, Taxation
Excise Tax - Disposable Carryout Bags
Bill 8-11, Taxation Excise Tax - Disposable Carryout Bags, sponsored by the Council
President at the request of the County Executive, was introduced on March 15, 2011. At
introduction, Councilmembers Rice and EIrich asked to be listed as co-sponsors.
Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee worksession is tentatively
scheduled for April 4 at 3:30 p.m.
would impose an excise tax on certain carryout bags provided to customers at
certain retail establishments, and require certain retail establishments to collect the carryout bag
tax and remit the tax to the County.
This packet contains
Legislative Request Report
Memo from County Executive
Fiscal Impact Statement
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