La. senator proposes way to allow 19- and 20-year-olds to drink alcohol

Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, has proposed a bill to allow 19 and 20 year olds to drink and buy alcohol with a certificate. (Source: Sarah Gamard/Manship News Service)
Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, has proposed a bill to allow 19 and 20 year olds to drink and buy alcohol with a certificate. (Source: Sarah Gamard/Manship News Service)

By Ryan Noonan and Kaylee Poche

For decades, sneaking into bars with fake IDs has been a right of passage for college students in Louisiana. But if Sen. Eric LaFleur (D-Ville Platte) has his way, they may no longer need to rely on deceptive methods to get alcohol.

HB 429, proposed by LaFleur, would make it legal for 19- and 20-year-olds to buy and consume alcohol if they obtain a certificate.

Read the story in KPLC/kplctv.com.

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