Amendment to county emergency plan includes fine or jail time for violations

At a special meeting on Monday, March 23, the Fayette County Commissioners Court unanimously approved amending the Fayette County Emergency Management Plan to include a provision that makes a violation of the Fayette County Declaration of Local Disaster a Class B misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 or confinement in jail for a term not to exceed 180 days, whichever is greater. …

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