'Snookiville' Bill Would Let NJ Towns License Reality Shows

Law360, New York (September 14, 2012, 6:14 PM EDT) -- New Jersey towns would be able to license the filming of reality television shows in public places under a bill proposed Friday by a state legislator who said the measure would help municipalities protect public safety.

Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer, a Republican, who dubbed the proposal “Snookiville Law,” after one of the stars of the popular Seaside Heights-centered MTV reality television show “Jersey Shore” said the filming of such shows often attracts crowds of onlookers, which can require heightened attention from police and other public safety...
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