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Austin
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Brownsville
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
NA
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Corpus Christi
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Dallas
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
Bag ban repealed by Dallas City Council on 6/3/15. Plastic bags are back effective 6/8/15
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Eagle Pass
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
NA
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Fort Stockton
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
NA
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Freer
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Kermit
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Laguna Vista
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Laredo
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
the ban is trumped by a state law that bars cities from restricting the sale or use, for solid waste management purposes, of a container or package. Under state law, the court says bags are containers.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Port Aransas
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
South Padre Island
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018
Sunset Valley
Status
Repealed
Enforcement Date
7/2/2018
Stores Affected
N/A
Paper Bag Requirements
N/A
Paper Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Fee Per Paper Bag
N/A
Later Fee Increase
N/A
Reusable Bag Requirements
N/A
Reusable Bag Printing Requirements
N/A
Additional Information
7/2/18 - The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled against the city’s plastic bag ban saying the ordinance cannot conflict with state law. Although this ruling happened, retailers can decide if they would like to go back to the traditional plastic bags or keep issuing the reusable bags. Consumers can also choose to keep using their reusable bags when they shop at stores as well.
Updated as of
7/2/2018