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H 3529 - Prohibits Local Regulations on Plastic Bags - South Carolina Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Local Regulations on Plastic Bags

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (73-41) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Local Regulations on Plastic Bags

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits local governments from regulating the use of plastic bags or other auxiliary containers by retail or food establishments.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits local ordinances from regulating or imposing a fee on the use of auxiliary containers by retail, manufacturer, or distribution establishments (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that this bill does not prohibit local regulations on solid waste removal or recycling programs (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an auxiliary container includes any bag, cup, bottle, or other packaging that is (Sec. 1):

    • Designed to be either reusable or single-use;

    • Made of plastic, cloth, paper, cardboard, polystyrene, aluminum, or glass; and

    • Used for consuming, transporting, or protecting merchandise, food, or beverages from or at a food service or retail facility.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Local Regulations on Plastic Bags

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