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Public hearing on Expedited Bill 17-20, Carryout Bag Tax Suspension

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. on the following Expedited Bill:

Expedited Bill 17-20, Carryout Bag Tax Suspension, would suspend the imposition of the carryout bag tax until a certain date; and generally amend County law concerning the carryout bag tax. The Council may also consider amendments to clarify a retail establishment’s authority concerning reusable bags and generally amend County law concerning reusable bags.

Documents available at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council. During the state of emergency related to COVID-19, public hearing testimony will be acknowledged on the record during the Council meeting. Submit testimony to
County.Council@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov or mail to County Council, 100 Maryland Ave.,
Rockville, MD 20850. For information or to express an opinion call 240-777-7900.

The meeting will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM) on Xfinity channels 6 and 996, RCN channels 6 and 1056; and FiOS channel 30. Also available live via streaming through the Council website at http://tinyurl.com/z9982v8, Facebook Live (@MontgomeryCountyMdCouncil or @ConcejodelCondadodeMontgomery), or YouTube (@MoCoCouncilMD).


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Release ID: 20-129
Media Contact: Anne Brown 240-777-7925