Section 37-8-160

Published: 2015

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Section 37-8-160

Section 37-8-160Public drinking of prohibited liquors and beverages on railway passenger cars or in waiting rooms.

Any person who shall publicly drink spirituous, vinous or malt liquors or other prohibited liquors and beverages in the presence of passengers on a railway passenger car or at any passenger waiting room or waiting place of any carrier of passengers shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be fined not less than $10.00 and not more than $50.00 or imprisoned for not more than 30 days. This section shall not apply to any closet or smoking compartment on said cars.

Conductors and superintendents of waiting rooms and waiting places may exercise the powers of a police officer for the enforcement of this section.

(Acts 1907, Ex. Sess., No. 60, p. 87; Acts 1909, No. 191, p. 63; Acts 1915, No. 2, p. 8; Code 1923, §4641; Code 1940, T. 29, §116.)