Scott Wiener Introduces New Bill to Allow Bars to Stay Open After Two In the Morning

Currently, California has a nightlife limit of 2 a.m. This means that bars and other nightlife establishments can only stay open until 2 a.m. Scott Wiener wants to introduce a bill that will allow California's nightlife establishments, such as bars, to stay open until 4 a.m. California has already introduced a task force to study the implications of allowing nightlife establishments to stay open later than the current time limit. This is not the first time that a senator tried to pass a bill that will allow bars to stay open and serve alcohol until 4 a.m. In fact, it is the fourth time that a senator tried to introduce such a bill. The details of this current bill are not yet available. Senator Scott Wiener plans to hold a press conference on Tuesday to give more details about his plan.

There are both pros and cons of allowing bars and other nightlife establishments to stay open until 4 a.m. Those in the restaurant and bar industry are very much for it. They argue that it will improve California's economy and bring in more revenue. People who are opposed to this new bill argue that public safety is better off when the bars are open until 2 a.m. and not later. They want the streets to stay quieter and have less noise. If bars are open later on, more people will be on the streets.

In September, lawmakers rejected a bill to allow bars to stay open after 2 a.m. Instead, they created the task force that was mentioned above. Scott Weiner is now proposing a new bill. Scott said that there should be no reason to drag this on by studying the issue with a task force.

In other states, bars are allowed to stay open after 2 a.m. Critics of the current 2 a.m. limit argue that this puts California at a disadvantage. Scott Weiner argues that California should let local counties and cities decide for themselves whether they want to allow bars to stay open after 2 a.m. in their communities. Nine other states, as well as Washington DC, all allow bars to stay open after 2 a.m. Scott Weiner also argues that by allowing bars to stay open after 2 a.m., young people will stay in safe bars instead of going to unsafe locations after 2 a.m. to continue their parties.


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