TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA) – A Senate Republican on Wednesday filed a proposal that would make it illegal for people to smoke on public beaches.READ MORE: Out Of Work? These Places Are Hiring
Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, filed the measure (SB 218) for consideration during the legislative session that starts March 5.READ MORE: 250 Gators Removed From Walt Disney World Properties Since Boy Died In 2016 Attack
Under the proposal, law-enforcement officers would be able to issue citations to people who smoke on public beaches.
Penalties would be fines up to $25 or 10 hours of community service.MORE NEWS: Palm Beach School District Sued Over Mental Health Policy
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