Paper and plastic bags, disposable; localities in Planning District 8 authorized to impose. (SB320)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local paper and plastic bag tax. Authorizes localities in Planning District 8 by ordinance to impose a tax on disposable paper bags and disposable plastic bags. Revenues from the local tax would be collected by the Tax Commissioner and distributed monthly to the county or city imposing the tax. The bill requires each county or city adopting an ordinance to impose the tax to provide a certified copy of the ordinance to the Tax Commissioner at least six months prior to the date the tax is to become effective. Read the Bill »


01/21/2014: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14103114D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB320)
01/21/2014Passed by indefinitely in Finance (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2014Committee substitute printed to Web only 14104048D-S1