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Police: Curfew Curfew Laws

Harwood Heights Ordinance # 9.12.010 - Curfew for minors.

A.Definitions. As used in this section, the following definitions apply:

1."Curfew hours" means:

a.For minors twelve (12) through sixteen (16) years of age, 10:00 p.m. on any Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday until 6:00 a.m. of the following day;

b.For minors younger than twelve (12) years of age, 8:30 p.m. on any Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday until 6:00 a.m. of the following day;

c.For minors twelve (12) through sixteen (16) years of age, 11:00 p.m. on any Friday or Saturday and until 6:00 a.m. of the following day; and

d.For minors younger than twelve (12) years of age, 9:00 p.m. on any Friday or Saturday and until 6:00 a.m. of the following day.

 

Laws on Alcohol and Tobacco

State law prohibits the use of alcohol by any person under the age of 21 years.

Minor in possession: A person who is less than 21 years of age shall not purchase, consume or possess alcoholic beverages. Violators may be subject to $1,000.00 fine and up to 30 days imprisonment.

Transportation of alcohol: A person who is under 21 years of age shall not possess or transport alcoholic beverages in a motor vehicle. Violators may be subject to $1,000.00 fine and 30 days imprisonment. The vehicle may be subject to immediate impoundment and Driving privileges may be subject to suspension.

Zero Tolerance: A person under 21 years of age in Illinois may not operate a motor vehicle after consuming ANY amount of alcohol. Any violation of this may result in suspension of one's driver's license.

Knowingly permitting a driver under the influence to operate a motor vehicle: may result in being sentenced for up to 1 year imprisonment and a fine of $1,000.00.

Furnishing Alcohol: A person who knowingly gives, sells or furnishes alcoholic beverages to a person under 21 years of age is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor and is subject to a fine of up to $1,000.00. and/or imprisonment for up to 12 months.

Allowing Consumption of Alcohol: A person who knowingly allows the consumption of alcoholic beverages on his premises by a person who is under 21 years of age may be subject to a fine of up to $1,000.00.

Any person who rents a hotel or motel room: for the purpose, or with knowledge that such room shall be used for consumption of alcoholic liquor by a person under the age of 21, is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.

Any person 21 years of age or older who pays for a hotel or motel room or facility, knowing that it is used by any minor for unlawful consumption of alcoholic liquor, and causes intoxication of a minor, is liable for any person who is injured or any property that is damaged by the intoxicated minor.

Minor in Possession of Tobacco: A person who is less than 18 years of age shall not purchase, consume or possess tobacco products. Violators may be subject to up to a $500.00 fine and/or community service.
A judge may assess other penalties under state law and local ordinances.


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