AustinTop

Effective Date:

3/1/2013

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

BrownsvilleTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2012

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

YES ($1.00 fee for single-use bag)

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

DallasTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2015 (REPEALED on 6/3/2015)

Type Affected

Retail:

NO

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

NO

Paper Fee:

$0.05

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

Fort StocktonTop

Effective Date:

8/24/2012

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Not specified: any a bag that is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

FreerTop

Effective Date:

6/2/2013

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Durable material suitable for reuse

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

KermitTop

Effective Date:

10/1/2013

Type Affected

Retail:

YES (affects retailers with only 10,000 sq ft or more)

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

$0.10

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

2.25 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

Laguna VistaTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2013

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Durable material suitable for reuse

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

LaredoTop

Effective Date:

4/30/2015

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

NO

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

Port AransasTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2016

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Durable material suitable for reuse

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link:

South Padre IslandTop

Effective Date:

1/1/2012

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Compostable Plastic Bag Permitted

Information Link:

Sunset ValleyTop

Effective Date:

9/1/2013

Type Affected

Retail:

YES

Restaurant:

YES

Grocery:

YES

Paper Fee:

Reuseable Bag Fee:

NO

Plastic Bag Alternative:

4.0 mil gauge (thickness)

Bans include Biodegradable / Compostable Bags:

Not Specified

Information Link: