What does the ordinance cover?

Under this ordinance, use of single-use plastic bags will no longer be permitted at retail stores. Paper bags will be allowed, but retailers will be required to charge customers not less than 10 cents per bag to encourage customers to use reusable bags. The 10 cents is not taxable, and retailers retain the revenue in order to offset the costs of providing paper bags.

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1. What is the purpose of Napa’s Single-Use Bag Reduction Ordinance?
2. What does the ordinance cover?
3. What bags are affected?
4. Are there any exceptions to this ban?
5. When does the ordinance take effect?
6. Who is affected by the ordinance?
7. What about the statewide plastic bag law?
8. Is an ordinance the same as a law?
9. Why didn't this go on the ballot for a vote?
10. How will the ordinance be enforced?
11. What happens to businesses that do not comply?
12. What is being done to educate the public?
13. Where can I get more information?