Introduced by Representative Howard of Rutland City
Subject: Municipal government; City of Rutland; regulatory powers; car alarms
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to require the City of Rutland to fine an owner of a car which has a car alarm that, upon verification by a local law enforcement officer, is activated at least three times without any attempted theft, vandalism, or other criminal activity.
AN ACT RELATING TO FINES FOR FALSE CAR ALARMS IN THE CITY OF RUTLAND
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 24 V.S.A. App. chapter 9, § 3.1(65) is amended and (66) is added to read:
(65) To establish and regulate campaign contributions and expenditures for local elections held within the city; provided that the provisions of Title 24 relating to the procedures for adopting ordinances and permissive referendums shall apply to ordinances adopted, amended, or repealed under this subdivision;
(66) To impose a fine of $50.00 on an owner of a car which has a car alarm that, upon verification by a local law enforcement officer, is activated at least three times without any attempted theft, vandalism, or other criminal activity. Fines may be assessed under this subdivision for each reported incident and shall by payable to the city.
The Vermont General Assembly
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