The Clark County Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance on Tuesday that will try to prevent porn card slappers from littering streets and sidewalks on the Las Vegas Strip.
Dozens of card slappers, or handbillers, position themselves on Las Vegas Boulevard each day, hounding locals and tourists with numbers to escort services and strip clubs.
While the folks handing out the cards are an undeniable nuisance, it’s the street litter that local politicians are most desperate to stop.
The new ordinance states that card slappers will be responsible for picking up all trash within 25 feet of them—and they must do so every 15 minutes. Failure to comply with the law will result in a $1,000 fine and up to six months in jail.
Card slappers aren’t the only ones subject to penalties.
From The Sun:
In conjunction with that ordinance, the commission also approved its first no-littering ordinance, which most communities throughout the country have in their codebooks. That means if a tourist gets beyond 25 feet of the handbiller and throws a card on the ground, they could be cited for littering.
Um, yeah. This most definitely won’t end well.
Don’t be surprised to see a lawsuit filed against the city sometime in the near future.
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CARD SLAPPERS IN ACTION