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Plastic Bag Tax (DC)

October 15, 2009


RAMW President Lynne Breaux testifies in front of the DC Committees on Government Operations and the Environment, and Finance and Revenue, pointing out the undue regulatory burden placed on restaurants by the proposed bag tax measure.

Date: April 2009. 

Issue Status: The measure passed the DC City Council in July 2009, thoughwith exemptions for paper and reusable carryout bags, and bags fortranporting partially consumed wine bottles ("wine doggy bags").  Itwill enter into effect in January 2010.

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