By: Orange County Supervisor Pat Bates
The Board discussed adopting a Social Host Ordinance for the unincorporated areas of Orange County. The Ordinance as proposed would have imposed a $750 administrative fine on a “responsible person” who willingly allows an underage person to consume alcohol in their presence at a gathering where three or more persons are involved.
The second and subsequent violation of the ordinance would result in a misdemeanor, a $1,000 fine and the possibility of six months in jail. Continue reading