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In Alabama, it's illegal to dress up as "a minister of any religion, or nun, priest, rabbi or other member of the clergy." If found guilty of violating this misdemeanor, you could be fined up to $500 or sentenced to a year in jail — or both.
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In 2008, Belleville, Indiana, put an age cap on who could go trick-or-treating. The ordinance states that, on Halloween, no one over age 12 can seek or obtain "gifts, food, candy or contributions of money, as is customarily and commonly known as 'trick or treat.' "
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In Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, trick-or-treaters are limited by age and time. Kids younger than 14 have only two hours, 6-8 p.m., on Halloween to go door to door and ask for treats. If Halloween falls on a Sunday, Halloween must be observed the day before. The same rules apply.
The official code of Georgia says a person is guilty of a misdemeanor when he wears a mask, hood or device that conceals his identity, even if it covers just part of the face. There are exceptions, however, including “wearing a traditional holiday costume on the occasion of the holiday.”
The city code of Walnut, California, states: "No person shall wear a mask or disguise on a public street without a permit from the sheriff." Walnut lists no exceptions.
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