AGENDA ITEM 11
Faden, Senior Legislative Attorney
Bill 10-13, Taxation - Excise Tax - Disposable Carryout Bags
Bill 10-13, Taxation - Excise Tax Disposable Carryout Bags - Scope, sponsored by
Councilmembers Berliner, Floreen, and Rice, was introduced on April 23, 2013.
Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee worksession is tentatively
scheduled for July 8 at 9:30 a.m.
Bill 10-13 would limit the excise
on carryout bags, enacted in Bill 8-11, to those used
at food stores. A food store is defined as any retail store where food consists of more than 2% of
gross sales by dollar value. The tax would continue to cover bags used at food stores for non
food items. Bill 10-13 would also repeal the tax on plastic food take-out bags.
This packet contains:
Legislative Request Report
Fiscal and Economic Impact Statement
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