San Francisco became the second major U.S. city to ban cashless businesses in a Tuesday vote by the city Board of Supervisors, according to the San Francisco Examiner.
The Board’s 11 members voted unanimously to approve the measure, according to the AP.
ADVERTISEMENTWhile the "future may be cashless," the practice is "excluding too many people," Supervisor Vallie Brown (D), who introduced the bill, said, according to the newspaper. “This legislation will go far in ensuring all San Franciscans have equitable access to the city’s economy,” she said.
“The purpose of this [law]is to ensure that all City residents — including those who lack access to other forms of payment are able to participate in the City’s economic life by paying cash for goods and many services," the bill states. [Read More]
Published @ May 7, 2019