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Title 10 : Conservation and Development


Subchapter 005 : Single-Use Carryout Bags; Expanded Polystyrene Food Service Products; Single-use Plastic Straws; and Single-use Plastic Stirrers

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 6694)
  • § 6694. Single-use plastic straws

    (a) A food service establishment shall not provide a single-use plastic straw to a customer, except that a food service establishment may provide a straw to a person upon request.

    (b) The prohibition on sale or provision of a single-use plastic straw under subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to:

    (1) a hospital licensed under 18 V.S.A. chapter 43;

    (2) a nursing home, residential care home, assisted living residence, home for the terminally ill, or therapeutic community, as those terms are defined in 33 V.S.A. chapter 71; or

    (3) an independent living facility as that term is defined in 32 V.S.A. chapter 225.

    (c) This section shall not alter the requirements of 9 V.S.A. chapter 139 regarding the provision of services by a place of public accommodation. (Added 2019, No. 69, § 2, eff. July 1, 2020.)