STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
67-2340. regulation of auxiliary containers. (1) As used in this section, "auxiliary container" means reusable bags, disposable bags, boxes, cups and bottles which are made of cloth, paper, plastic, extruded polystyrene or similar materials that are designed for one-time use or for transporting merchandise or food from food and retail facilities.
(2) Any regulation regarding the use, disposition or sale or any imposition of any prohibition, restriction, fee imposition or taxation of auxiliary containers at the retail, manufacturer or distributor setting shall be imposed only by statute enacted by the legislature.
(3) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit or limit any county or municipal curbside recycling program or other designated residential or commercial recycling location.
(4) The provisions of subsection (2) of this section shall not apply to the use of auxiliary containers in any event organized, sponsored or permitted by a county, municipality or school district on a property owned by such county, municipality or school district.
[67-2340, added 2016, ch. 204, sec. 2, p. 574.]