Washington state

Local Ordinances

Adopted Ordinance (active)

Adopted Ordinance (later invalidated after successful lawsuits)

State Laws

Proposed Laws

  • SB 5780 (2011-12)
    • Introduced 2/11/11
    • Referred to Committee on Environment, Water & Energy
    • Places a fee (amount not specified) on plastic carryout bags
    • Directs department to develop guidelines regarding allowable carryout bags

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