Littering could land you in jail, plus fine

If a bill that is making its way through the Louisiana Legislature becomes law, littering in the bayou state could land offenders in jail for 30 days, plus hefty fines.

Rep. Phillip DeVillier, R-Eunice, introduced House Bill 35, which would add the option of 30 days in jail to penalties for gross littering in Louisiana and extend the amount of time someone can be prosecuted for the crime.

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