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New ordinance proposed connected to illegal fireworks
Posted: 8:36 AM, May 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-15 16:29:37Z
There's a new proposal that would give police officers the ability to issue a citation on the spot for anyone using fireworks illegally.
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — There's a new proposal that would give police officers the ability to give a ticket on the spot to anyone using fireworks illegally.
The Las Vegas City Council is considering an ordinance that would bypass the court system and allow officers to give offenders a ticket and fine immediately instead of an order to appear in court.
Under the ordinance, there would be a $250 fine for the first offense and $500 fine for the 2nd and 3rd offenses.
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