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SECTION 27-2701
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 27, TITLE 27
* § 27-2701. Definitions.

As used in this title:

1. "Compostable plastic bag" means a plastic bag that at a minimum
meets the American Society for Testing and Materials standard D6400 for
compostable plastic, as amended.

2. "Manufacturer" means the producer of a plastic carryout bag or film
plastic sold to a store or the manufacturer's agent or broker who sold
the plastic carryout bag or film plastic to the store.

3. "Operator" means a person in control of, or having daily
responsibility for, the daily operation of a store, which may include,
but is not limited to, the owner of the store.

4. "Plastic carryout bag" means a plastic carryout bag provided by a
store to a customer at the point of sale.

5. "Reusable bag" means:

(a) a bag made of cloth or other machine washable fabric that has
handles; or

(b) a durable plastic bag with handles that is specifically designed
and manufactured for multiple reuse.

6. "Store" means a retail establishment that provides plastic carryout
bags to its customers as a result of the sale of a product and (a) has
over ten thousand square feet of retail space, or (b) such retail
establishment is part of a chain engaged in the same general field of
business which operates five or more units of over five thousand square
feet of retail space in this state under common ownership and

7. "Film plastic" means uncontaminated non-rigid film plastic
packaging products composed of plastic resins, which include, but are
not limited to, newspaper bags, dry cleaning bags and shrink-wrap.

* NB There are 2 § 27-2701's