SACRAMENTO (AP) – Closing times at bars in California could go later if proposed legislation there gets passed.
The bill proposed Tuesday by state Sen. Scott Wiener, a Democrat who represents San Francisco, would let municipalities set their own last call times. The Los Angeles Times reports that communities could decide to go as late as 4 a.m.READ MORE: Video Released Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Tahoe Park Resident Who Shot At Authorities
Currently, the last call time across the state is 2 a.m.READ MORE: Coroner Identifies Passenger Killed In Wrong-Way DUI Crash On Highway 99
Wiener’s predecessor in the Legislature, former Sen. Mark Leno, tried in 2013 to give cities more flexibility in setting last call times. But his bill didn’t get enough votes to move out of committee.MORE NEWS: Looting Suspect Accused Of Dozens Of Thefts Arrested In South Lake Tahoe
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