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File #: 18-0285    Version: 0 Name: Police Ordinances - Repealing the Prohibition on Playing in the Street
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 9/17/2018 In control: Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Police Ordinances - Repealing the Prohibition on Playing in the Street For the purpose of repealing the legal prohibition on playing on any street, alley, lane, or other public thoroughfare; and conforming related provisions.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Brandon M. Scott, Zeke Cohen, Kristerfer Burnett, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Ordinances, Playing, Police, Prohibition, Repeal, Street
Attachments: 1. 18-0285~1st Reader, 2. Fire 18-0285
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
title
Police Ordinances - Repealing the Prohibition on Playing in the Street
For the purpose of repealing the legal prohibition on playing on any street, alley, lane, or other public thoroughfare; and conforming related provisions.
body

By repealing
Article 19 - Police Ordinances
Section(s) 50-41 and the Part designation
“Part 6. Playing Ball, etc.”
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By repealing
Article 1 - Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies
Section(s) 41-4(2)(§ 50-41)
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 19. Police Ordinances

Subtitle 50. Street Regulations

[Part 6. Playing Ball, etc.]

[§ 50-41. Playing in street.]

[(a) Prohibited conduct.]

[It is not lawful for any person to play ball, fly a kite, or throw a stone or other object or missile while in or on any street, alley, lane, or other public thoroughfare in this City.]


[(a-1) Enforcement by citation.]

[(1) In addition to any other civil or criminal remedy or enforcement procedure, this section may be enforced by issuance of a civil citation under City Code Article 1, Subtitle 41 {“Civil Citations”}.

(2) The issuance of a civil citation to enforce this section does not preclude pursuing any ot...

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