By Tim Leeds 

Hansen hears youths testify in support of social host bill

 


Hansen hears youths testify in support of social host bill

Tim Leeds

Rep. Kris Hansen, R-Havre, said a hearing on a bill that would allow counties to create social host ordinances was filled with young people who helped draft the bill and testified in support of it.

"It was great to see them and listen to them," said Hansen, a member of the Local Government Committee that held the hearing on House Bill 20.

Hansen said the bill, sponsored by Rep. Gordon Hendrick, R-Superior, would allow counties to pass ordinances to criminalize hosting a teen drinking party. Cities already have authorit...



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