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File #: 18-0251    Version: 0 Name: Obstructing Traffic in an Intersection - $125 Fine
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 6/4/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 8/10/2018
Enactment #: 18-159
Title: Obstructing Traffic in an Intersection - $125 Fine For the purpose of changing the fine for obstructing or impeding the free flow of traffic within an intersection or a marked crosswalk from $250 to $125; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to fines for obstructing or impeding the free flow of traffic.
Sponsors: President Young, Ryan Dorsey, John T. Bullock, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Zeke Cohen, Mary Pat Clarke, Robert Stokes, Sr., Sharon Green Middleton, Shannon Sneed, Brandon M. Scott, Kristerfer Burnett, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer
Indexes: Fines, Intersections, Obstructing, Traffic
Attachments: 1. 18-0251~1st Reader, 2. Finance 18-0251, 3. Law 18-0251, 4. DOT 18-0251, 5. 18-0251~3rd Reader, 6. Completed File_18-0251
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: President Young



A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Obstructing Traffic in an Intersection - $125 Fine
For the purpose of changing the fine for obstructing or impeding the free flow of traffic within an intersection or a marked crosswalk from $250 to $125; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to fines for obstructing or impeding the free flow of traffic.
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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 31 - Transit and Traffic
Section(s) 36-4(2) and 35-5(3)
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By adding
Article 31 - Transit and Traffic
Section(s) 36-4.1
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 36. Parking, etc., Fines, Penalties, and Procedures

§ 36-4. $250 fines.

(2) Obstructing or impeding the free flow of traffic [within an intersection or a marked crosswalk or] by a commercial vehicle is punishable by a fine of $250.

§ 36-4.1. $125 fines.
Obstructing or impeding the free flow of traffic within an intersection or a marked crosswalk is punishable by a fine of $125.

§ 36-5. $100 fines.

(3) (i) Parking, stopping, or standing in a manner that obstructs or impedes the free flow of v...

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