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File #: 18-0196    Version: 0 Name: Environmental Citations - Default Penalty
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 3/12/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2018
Enactment #: 18-148
Title: Environmental Citations - Default Penalty For the purpose of modifying the procedures for and maximum amounts of the default penalty imposed under an environmental citation on a person cited who neither pays the citation’s prescribed prepayable fine nor requests a hearing on the violation cited or who, having requested a hearing, fails to appear at the designated hearing; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related language; and generally related to the enforcement of environmental citations.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Default, Environmental Citations, Penalty
Attachments: 1. 18-0196~1st Reader, 2. ECB 18-0196, 3. Law 18-0196, 4. Finance 18-0196, 5. 18-0196~3rd Reader, 6. Completed File_18-0196
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.
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City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Environmental Control Board)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Environmental Citations - Default Penalty
For the purpose of modifying the procedures for and maximum amounts of the default penalty imposed under an environmental citation on a person cited who neither pays the citation’s prescribed prepayable fine nor requests a hearing on the violation cited or who, having requested a hearing, fails to appear at the designated hearing; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related language; and generally related to the enforcement of environmental citations.
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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 1 - Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies
Section 40-8
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 1. Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies

Subtitle 40. Environmental Control Board

§ 40-8. Default by person cited.

(a) Failure to respond constitutes admission of liability.

Any person cited under an environmental citation is conclusively considered to have admitted liability for the violation cited and responsibility for abating the violation if, within the time allowed by the rules of the Board, the person:

(1) neither pays the prescribed prepayable fine nor requests a hearing on the viol...

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