Current with changes through the 2021 Second Extraordinary Legislative Session.
Section 14-55-103 - Duty to enact
It is the duty of municipal corporations to publish such bylaws and ordinances as shall be necessary to:(1) Secure such corporations and their inhabitants against injuries by fire, thieves, robbers, burglars, and other persons violating the public peace;(2) Suppress riots, gambling, and indecent and disorderly conduct; and(3) Punish all lewd and lascivious behavior in the streets and other public places.Acts 1875, No. 1, § 22, p. 1; C. & M. Dig., § 7494; Pope's Dig., § 9543; A.S.A. 1947, § 19-2401.