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Law Summary

It is illegal to wear sagging pants in Collinsville, IL.

Full Text of the Law

From STLToday.com: The new law requires pants to be "secured at the waist to prevent the pants from falling more than 3 inches below the hips ... causing exposure to the person or the person's undergarments," according to a copy of the ordinance. It would only apply to pants worn on public property. Violators will be fined $100 and be required to perform community service for the first offense and $300 and community service for subsequent offenses.

About This Law

Over the opposition of the mayor, and despite the fact that similar laws throught the country have been rules unconstitutional, Collinsville, IL city council voted to ban saggy pants on July 11th, 2011. Read more about this law on the Huffington Post and St. Louis Today.

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