Binghamton mayor launches ‘social host’ ordinance to reduce underage drinking

first_imgThe laws will apply to homes, apartments, yards, opening spaces and places where people can gather, the city says. Anyone found in violation of the ordinance can face a fine of $1,000 or be jailed for 15 days. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The city of Binghamton has launched a new ordinance to curb high-risk underage drinking in conjunction with the Binghamton University Community Coalition.center_img The “Social Host” ordinance enacts penalties for hosts of social gatherings where alcohol or drugs are being possessed, served to or consumed by a minor.last_img

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