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File #: 22-0192    Version: 0 Name: Transit and Traffic - Impoundment or Immobilization - Chronic Offenders
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 1/10/2022 In control: Economic and Community Development
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Transit and Traffic - Impoundment or Immobilization - Chronic Offenders For the purpose of authorizing the Baltimore City Police Commissioner to impound or immobilize the vehicle of a certain person; defining certain terms; and generally relating to chronic offenders of parking ordinances.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Odette Ramos, Mark Conway, Zeke Cohen, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett
Indexes: Immobilization, Impoundment, Traffic, Transit
Attachments: 1. 22-0192~1st Reader, 2. BPD 22-0192, 3. LAW 22-0192, 4. Finance 22-0192, 5. DOT 22-0192, 6. 22-0192 Agenda, 7. 22-0192 - Bill Synopsis, 8. 22-0192 Hearing Notes, 9. 22-0192 Minutes
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Dorsey


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Transit and Traffic - Impoundment or Immobilization - Chronic Offenders
For the purpose of authorizing the Baltimore City Police Commissioner to impound or immobilize the vehicle of a certain person; defining certain terms; and generally relating to chronic offenders of parking ordinances.
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By repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments
Article 31 - Transit and Traffic
Sections 31-1 and 31-21
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 31. Transit and Traffic

Subtitle 31. Clear Streets and Impoundment

Part 1. Definitions; General Provisions

§ 31-1. Definitions.

(a) Abandoned vehicle.

“Abandoned vehicle” has the meaning stated in State Transportation Article (“Maryland Vehicle Law”) § 25-201.


(b) Chronic offender.

“Chronic offender” means the owner of a vehicle that, as the result of parking violations, has accumulated $1,000 or more in fines and penalties on the vehicle within a single jurisdiction.

[(b)] (c) Commissioner.

“Commissioner” means the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City or the Commissioner’s designee.

[(c)] (d) Private property.

(1) “Private property” includes all pr...

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