Alton Police to Fine Adults for Underage Drinking on their Property

2 years 4 months 3 days ago Wednesday, May 15 2019 May 15, 2019 May 15, 2019 8:32 AM May 15, 2019 in News - Local
City of Alton taking a stance on underage drinking.

ALTON – A new ordinance allows Alton police officers to fine hosts of underage drinking parties.

The Alton City Commission passed the civil social host ordinance during their city council meeting on Tuesday.

A civil social host ordinance is a local law that holds adults liable for underage drinking that occurs on their property. 

Alton is the fifth city in Texas to pass a social host ordinance; neighboring Palmview was third.

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