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U.S. Law - by State   The Jovial You: Humor, Jokes and Riddles

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Sep-27

U.S. Law (by State)
 
Listed Alphabetically by State
 
Arkansas Law
 
According to Arkansas law, Section 4761, Pope's Digest: "No person shall be permitted under any pretext whatever, to come nearer than fifty feet of any door or window of any polling room, from the opening of the polls until the completion of the count and the certification of the returns."
 
The Arkansas Legislature passed a law that states that the Arkansas River can rise no higher than to the Main Street bridge in Little Rock.
 
California Law
 
In 1930, the City Council of Ontario (California) passed an ordinance forbidding roosters to crow within the city limits.
 
San Francisco is said to be the only city in the nation to have ordinances guaranteeing sunshine to the masses.
 
In Cupertino, California, it is illegal to count backwards audibly in hexadecimal.
 
The good burghers of Redwood City have outlawed the frying of gravy.
 
In Santa Clara, it is forbidden to dedicate parking spaces to the patron saint of television.
 
The city of Mountain View proscribes calling pet fish by "names of aggressive content, e.g. 'Biter', 'Killer', 'Sugar-Ray'"
 
Prostitutes in San Francisco are not obliged to make change for bills larger than $50.
 
It is illegal to skateboard on walls "or other vertical surfaces" in Palo Alto.
 
It is illegal to drive more than two thousand sheep down Hollywood Boulevard at one time.
 
Bicycles may not be ridden without "appropriate fashion accessories" anywhere in Santa Clara County (de facto law).
 
From the National Review West:
Starting January 1 1995, it is illegal in California to possess bear gall bladders. Also, it is no longer permissible to trip horses for entertainment.
 
In Los Angeles, you cannot bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time.
 
In California, animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
 
In Los Angeles, a man is legally entitled to beat his wife with a leather belt or strap, but the belt can't be wider than 2 inches, unless he has his wife's consent to beat her with a wider strap.
 
Colorado Law
 
In Denver, it is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next door neighbor.
 
Connecticut Law
 
In Devon, Connecticut, it is unlawful to walk backwards after sunset.
 
In Harford, Conn., you aren't allowed to cross a street while walking on your hands.
 
D.C. Law
 
A D.C. federal judge has ruled that begging is a form of free speech protected by the Constitution. That means that mugging is free speech too, only more persuasive.
 
Florida Law
 
In Miami, it's illegal for men to be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.
 
Georgia Law
 
It is illegal to say "Oh, Boy" in Jonesboro, Georgia.
 
Idaho Law
 
Idaho state law makes it illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than fifty pounds.
 
In Pocatello, Idaho, a law passed in 1912 provided that "The carrying of concealed weapons is forbidden, unless same are exhibited to public view."
 
Illinois Law
 
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