New Jersey politican wants a 'Snookiville Law' to regulate reality shows
Some stars get handbags and song lyrics named after them. "Jersey Shore's" Snooki? Her moniker could be headed all the way to city hall!
A New Jersey legislator has introduced a bill that would allow towns to have a tighter rein over reality shows shooting within their borders and determine whether producers should chip in to cover law-enforcement costs, according to published reports.
Oh, and he's also named his proposed bill after the pint-size star.
On Monday, Ocean County Assemblyman Ronald Dancer introduced legislation for what he's calling the "Snookiville Law."
Among its provisions, the law would enable towns to impose fees on reality-show producers to help cover the costs of beefing up public-safety measures, including hiring additional police officers for shoots.
Of course, those extra officers do come in handy, considering "Jersey Shore" is notorious for leaving in its wake a vomitage of boozy brawls, sloshed-up antics and jarring glimpses of Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's abs that pose a health hazard to hapless eyes everywhere.
No word yet if Jersey legislators are mulling over an Anti-Meatball Law to ensure that expectant moms don't push beer in baby strollers -- yeah, it's a situation.
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