Shreveport mayor signs legislation repealing city’s ban on sagging pants

The city’s attorney has said the repeal will go into effect seven calendar days after the mayor signs it

Shreveport mayor signs legislation repealing city’s ban on sagging pants
Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins signs legislation June 12 repealing the city's ban on sagging pants. His signature came a day after the City Council approved the repeal. The city's attorney has said the repeal will go into effect seven days after the mayor signs it. [Source: Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins]

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport’s mayor has signed legislation repealing the city’s ban on sagging pants.

Mayor Adrian Perkins announced his action Wednesday evening on Facebook by stating: “I have signed the ordinance repealing the sagging pants ban.”

His signature came a day after the City Council voted 6-1 to repeal the ban.

During that meeting, the city’s attorney explained that the repeal will go into effect seven calendar days after the mayor signs it.

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