San Mateo Co. supervisor urges Gov. Newsom to enforce face mask mandate with fine

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Thursday, June 25, 2020
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A San Mateo County supervisor is urging Governor Gavin Newsom to fine anyone who does not wear a face mask in public.

SAN MATEO (KGO) -- A San Mateo County supervisor is urging Governor Gavin Newsom to fine anyone who does not wear a face mask in public.

Last week Newsom issued a statewide mandatory order requiring everyone to wear face cover while in public.

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Supervisor David Canepa sent a letter to Newsom proposing a warning for the first offense.

A $100 fine for the second.

And $500 for the third.

Canepa suggested community service officers could enforce the fines, rather than police officers.

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