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§2545.  Beaches; glass container prohibition

A.  No person shall use or carry a glass water or beverage container upon a beach in this state, nor shall any person throw, drop, deposit, discard, or otherwise dispose of such a glass container on a beach.

B.  For the purposes of this Section:

(1)  "Beach" means any area constituting the shore of the Gulf of Mexico within the boundaries of the state of Louisiana or Lake Pontchartrain which is operated as or held out to the public as an area of recreation associated with the respective body of water.

(2)  "Beverage" means any drink, whether liquid or frozen including, but not limited to, soda pop, ale, beer, wine, fruit punch, milk, shakes, floats, whiskey, or any mixture or combination which includes these products.

(3)  "Glass container" means any glass object used to hold water or a beverage, which is typically used to drink, sip, or eat the beverage from, and which is typically designed to hold between one and sixteen four-ounce servings.

C.  An offender may be cited for the offense by means of a ticket, summons, or other means provided by law.  Whoever violates a provision of this Section shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars.

Acts 1990, No. 949, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1019, §9.

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