S.C. town bans saggy pants, $100 to $600 fine may be issued

S.C. town bans saggy pants, $100 to $600 fine may be issued

Better pull those breeches up!

A South Carolina town passed an ordinance on Tuesday banning saggy pants that “intentionally” display undergarments, according to local reports.

The Timmonsville Town Council approved the new rules on Tuesday night in a 5-1 vote, WBTW-TV reported. 

The ordinance bans people from being naked in public, showing pornographic material and from wearing pants that show their underwear.

Under the new ordinance, law enforcement will give first offenders a verbal warning, and second-time offenders may be placed in a registry of repeat offenders. For those who break the ordinance up to three times, a $100 to $600 fine may be issued, according to WMBF-TV.

Timmonsville Mayor Pro Tem William James, Jr., said the ordinance is about self-respect, WMBF-TV reported.

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