#NoPartyParents, please: City, police warn about social host ordinance
Adults who host parties where minors are drinking could face $300 ticket
SAN ANTONIO – With graduation season here and summer en route, the city and the San Antonio Police Department want to remind people about the social host ordinance.
A new social media campaign was launched to educate the community about the fines adults could face if they allow underage drinking on their property.
The social host ordinance allows police to write a $300 ticket to a homeowner, or a person responsible for a property, where alcohol is being served to minors. Fines could increase for repeat offenders.
“So if you’re a parent or you’re a property owner or a guardian and you’re in the house where there’s a party going on and you’re allowing alcohol to be consumed by minors, you’re going to be in trouble,” said Chief William McManus, of the Police Department.
Kids who begin drinking alcohol before the age of 15 are 4 ½ times more likely to suffer from substance abuse, the city said.
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