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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) If the state Senate votes in favor of the House ban, any city or town that introduced a plastic bag ban before Jan. 31 would be able to keep that ordinance in place. But towns or cities trying to add one will not be able to. Rich said.Folly Beach passed a plastic bag ban in 2016 so they will not be affected if this new bill passes. Rich, however, said not allowing cities or towns even consider making a change is frustrating.are still a lot of other coastal communities who are just now coming around to seeing the benefits of this, Rich said. the bill, they won be able to, which is really sad for our area. of those towns is Mount Pleasant.On Feb. 13, Town Council voted to move forward with an ordinance to put a ban on some plastic and Styrofoam products. That ban was introduced in the Public Services Committee on Feb. 5 just five days from the deadline under the new bill.Mount Pleasant council is already thinking of what to do if it comes to that.would still have a campaign, and at the end, we may have an ordinance that allowed by the state or we would just have a really good campaign,
said Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie.The bill passed the House on February 7 with 73 Yeas and 41 Nays.Bill H.3529 reads:A bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Chapter 77 to Title 39 so as to provide that any regulation regarding the use, disposition, sale or any imposition of any prohibition, restriction, fee imposition, or taxation of auxiliary containers must be done only by the General Assembly, to define auxiliary container, to provide for legislative findings, and to provide for exceptions.