§ 11-3-5  EXCEPTIONS.
   (A)   A person who hosts a gathering of underaged persons shall not be in violation of this article if he or she:
      (1)   Terminates the gathering because the person has been unable to prevent an underage person from consuming or possessing alcoholic beverages or illicit drugs, as long as the termination occurs prior to law enforcement intervention or any other person making a complaint to a law enforcement agency about the gathering.
      (2)   Seeks assistance from law enforcement to remove any person who refuses to abide by the host's performance of his or her duties under this article.
   (B)   This article shall not apply to conduct involving the use of alcoholic beverages that occurs at a religious ceremony or exclusively between an underaged person and his or her parent, as permitted by state law.
(Ord. 2019-04-13, passed 4-1-2019)