Dallas gets tough with panhandlers

By DAVE LEVINTHAL / The Dallas Morning News

Dallas’ anti-panhandling ordinance is now stricter than ever, as the City Council on Wednesday morning added several new provisions to already established solicitation laws.

Citywide, it’s now illegal to solicit a person (effective June 1)

  • Anytime between sunset and sunup citywide
  • Any hour near restaurants
  • Placing money into a parking meter.

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By Avi S. Adelman under Public safety , Dallas City Hall