City and County officials are considering amending the Local Emergency Directive pertaining to face coverings again.

This updated order would require businesses to make certain customers are wearing a face coverings while on premise, essentially making business owners the face mask police.

The current local order strongly suggests individuals wear one when out in public, but cannot require it of them.

That stems for Gov. Abbott's statewide order, which prohibits local governments from jailing, fining or forcing individuals to mask up. However, the governor confirmed in an interview with a Waco, Texas news station that local governments “can require stores and businesses to require people to wear face masks” or risk some sort of penalty.

In an interview with one of the local TV stations, El Paso County Judge Ricardo Samaniego said if the local order is amended, businesses face a $1,000 fine if they are non-compliant. He added that he’s hoping the directive can be in place as soon as this weekend.

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El Pasoans Model Their Face Masks

Some are functional…

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Some, um... well...

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Reppin' their team

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Reppin’ their city

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See, he does have one

El Paso Police Department

Some are prepared for more than just a deadly virus

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Some are as scary as the virus itself

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Sometimes you have to make do with what you have around the house

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You gotta hand it to this guy

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Some are still trying to figure out how they work

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